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Welcome to Georgetown ...

The town of Georgetown is located in Copiah County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Georgetown has a population of 268 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Georgetown is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Georgetown: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Georgetown had an population of 268 people. This is a decrease of 6.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Georgetown had a population of 286 people. This makes Georgetown the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 286 people, the population of Georgetown decreased 16.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 344 people).

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

Adding Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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 Georgetown 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 Georgetown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Georgetown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 109 communities that are also named Georgetown - they are located in Alabama (5), Alaska, Alberta, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (6), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine (2), Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (3), North Carolina (6), Ohio (9), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (8), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Georgetown ...

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

  • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Georgetown
    • 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<7>
  • Florence [Rankin County]
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    • Florence [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Georgetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<7>
  • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
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    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Georgetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<7>
  • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
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    • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Georgetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wesson [Copiah County]
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      • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Georgetown
      • 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<7>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Georgetown
      • 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<7>
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
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      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Georgetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
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      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Georgetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<7>
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Georgetown
      • 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
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
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      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Georgetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Georgetown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Copiah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Georgetown. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Georgetown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Georgetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Georgetown) 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 Georgetown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Georgetown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Georgetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8698, Longitude: -90.1648       In this case, the coordinates for Georgetown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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