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Welcome to Collins ...
The location of Collins has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Collins has a population of 2,426 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Collins.
Collins is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Collins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Collins: (601) and (769)<5>
Websites for Collins ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.covingtonchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Collins, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Collins had an population of 2,426 people. This is a decrease of 6.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Collins had a population of 2,586 people (which is 13.22% of the total population of Covington County). This makes Collins the county's most populous community.
The population of Collins represents 0.09% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,586 people, the population of Collins decreased 3.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,683 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Collins.
Communities Also Named Collins ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Collins - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Collins.
Communities near Collins ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Collins.
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 Collins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collins.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Collins. 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 Collins.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Collins. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Collins.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collins ...
Looking for more information about Collins? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Collins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Collins.
Adding Collins to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Collins in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Collins was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Collins on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Collins on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022