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Welcome to Ellisville ...

The city of Ellisville is located in Jones County<1> and is the County Seat for Jones County.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Ellisville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ellisville has a population of 4,574 people<2> (see below for details).

Ellisville is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Ellisville: (601) & (769)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellisville had an population of 4,574 people. This is an increase of 2.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ellisville had a population of 4,448 people (which is 6.56% of the total population of Jones County). This makes Ellisville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ellisville represents 0.15% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,448 people, the population of Ellisville increased 28.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,465 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ellisville.

Communities Also Named Ellisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Ellisville - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ontario, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ellisville ...

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

  • Hattiesburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Laurel
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Petal
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal is located in Forrest County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,692 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal <5>
  • Sandersville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
  • Soso
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
    • Soso is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
  • Seminary
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
    • Seminary is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary <5>
  • Antioch
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
    • Antioch is located in Jones County
  • Amy
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
    • Amy is located in Jones County
  • Ovett
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ovett
    • Ovett is located in Jones County
  • Errata
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Errata have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Errata
    • Errata is located in Jones County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ellisville. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ellisville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ellisville ...

Looking for more information about Ellisville? 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 Ellisville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ellisville.

Adding Ellisville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ellisville was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Ellisville in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ellisville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ellisville. 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 Jones, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ellisville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ellisville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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