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Welcome to Fernwood ...

Fernwood is located in Pike County<1>.

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

Fernwood is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Fernwood: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Fernwood 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 Fernwood 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 Fernwood 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 Fernwood on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Fernwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Fernwood - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington.

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

Communities near Fernwood ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
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    • McComb [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Fernwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<6>
  • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
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    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Fernwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<6>
  • Summit [Pike County]
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    • Summit [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Fernwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<6>
  • Tylertown [Walthall County]
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    • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fernwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Osyka [Pike County]
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      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Fernwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<6>
    • Bacots [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
      • Bacots [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Fernwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bacots
    • Holmesville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmesville
      • Holmesville [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Fernwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmesville
    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Fernwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen
    • Gillsburg [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillsburg
      • Gillsburg [Amite County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fernwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillsburg
    • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
      • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Fernwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fernwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.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 Pike, 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 Fernwood - 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- Fernwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fernwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1855, Longitude: -90.4490       In this case, the coordinates for Fernwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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