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Welcome to Gallatin ...

Gallatin is located in Copiah County<1>.

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

Gallatin is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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 Gallatin 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 Gallatin on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Gallatin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Gallatin - they are located in Arkansas, Missouri (2), Montana, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Gallatin ...

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

  • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Gallatin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Gallatin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<6>
  • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
  • Wesson [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
    • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Gallatin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gallatin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<6>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
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      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gallatin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
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      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Gallatin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • New Sight [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sight
      • New Sight [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Gallatin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sight
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Gallatin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Alonzo [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alonzo
      • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Gallatin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alonzo

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gallatin. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Gallatin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gallatin ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gallatin. 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 Copiah, 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 Gallatin - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gallatin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gallatin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8507, Longitude: -90.4537       In this case, the coordinates for Gallatin 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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