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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 4,574 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

Area codes for Ellisville: (601) and (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 (or 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 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 (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ellisville and is located in Forrest County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Laurel (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,197 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Petal (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ellisville and is located in Forrest County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Sandersville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Soso (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
    • Soso lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
  • Seminary (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
    • Seminary lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ellisville and is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 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 (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
    • Antioch lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
  • Amy (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
    • Amy lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amy
  • Errata (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Errata
    • Errata lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ellisville and is located in Jones County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Errata have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Errata
  • Moss (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
    • Moss lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Ellisville and is located in Jasper County
    • Moss has also been known as:
    • Mossville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ellisville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ellisville on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Ellisville

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

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About Mississippi

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 from Point A (ie- Ellisville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ellisville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EllisvilleOur 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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