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Welcome to Coles ...

Coles is located in Amite County<1>.

The location of Coles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Coles is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Coles lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Coles: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Coles to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Coles in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Coles elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Coles on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Coles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Coles - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania and Rhode Island (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Coles.

Communities near Coles ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coles.

  • Centreville [Amite County]
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    • Centreville [Amite County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Coles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centreville<6>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Coles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<6>
  • Woodville [Wilkinson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
    • Woodville [Wilkinson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Coles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>
  • Gloster [Amite County]
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    • Gloster [Amite County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Coles
    • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty [Amite County]
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      • Liberty [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Coles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Roxie [Franklin County]
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      • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Coles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Coles
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<6>
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Coles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta
    • Garden City [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden City
      • Garden City [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Coles
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden City
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Coles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coles.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coles. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coles.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coles. See our Newspapers Page for Coles.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coles ...

Looking for more information about Coles? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Coles, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Coles.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Amite County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Coles. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Amite, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coles - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Coles) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2774, Longitude: -91.0318       In this case, the coordinates for Coles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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