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Welcome to Escatawpa ...

Escatawpa is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Escatawpa has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Escatawpa is near sea level<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Escatawpa: (228)

Websites for Escatawpa ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jcchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Escatawpa, the following might be of interest:

Adding Escatawpa 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 Escatawpa 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 Escatawpa 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 Escatawpa on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Escatawpa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Escatawpa - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Escatawpa ...

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

  • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Escatawpa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascagoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pascagoula<5>
  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Escatawpa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<5>
  • Ocean Springs [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Springs
    • Ocean Springs [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Escatawpa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Springs<5>
  • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Escatawpa
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Escatawpa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coll Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coll Town
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Escatawpa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Hickory Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Escatawpa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Martin Bluff [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin Bluff
      • Martin Bluff [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Escatawpa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin Bluff
    • Orange Grove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
      • Orange Grove [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Escatawpa
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Big Point [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Point
      • Big Point [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Escatawpa
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Point

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Escatawpa ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Community located in Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Escatawpa. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.ms.us/

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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Escatawpa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Escatawpa) 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 Escatawpa. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Escatawpa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Escatawpa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4405, Longitude: -88.5436       In this case, the coordinates for Escatawpa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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