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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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ellisville has a population of 4,559 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ellisville.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ellisville had an population of 4,559 people. This is an increase of 2.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.57% 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 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 (which had a count of 3,465 people).

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

Adding Ellisville 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 Ellisville 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 Ellisville 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 Ellisville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Ellisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ellisville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellisville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ellisville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Sandersville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellisville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ellisville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ellisville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Antioch [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ellisville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
    • Amy [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
      • Amy [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ellisville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amy
    • Moss [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Ellisville
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
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    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ellisville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Ellisville) 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 Ellisville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ellisville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ellisville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6034, Longitude: -89.1992    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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