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Welcome to Egypt ...

Egypt is located in Holmes County<1>.

Egypt is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Egypt is within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Egypt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Egypt: This one is located in Holmes County and the other is located in Chickasaw County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 43 communities that are also named Egypt - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (6), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Egypt ...

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

  • Amory [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Egypt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<5>
  • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Egypt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Houston [Chickasaw County]
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    • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Egypt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<5>
  • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Egypt
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
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      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Egypt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Egypt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<5>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Egypt
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
    • New Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Wren
      • New Wren [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Egypt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wren
    • Una [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Una
      • Una [Clay County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Egypt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Una

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 Egypt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Egypt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Egypt. 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 Egypt.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Egypt ...

Looking for more information about Egypt? 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 Egypt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Egypt.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Egypt. 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 Holmes, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Egypt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Egypt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Egypt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Egypt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egypt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8984, Longitude: -88.7258    
<4>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.
<5>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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