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Welcome to Gillsburg ...

Gillsburg is located in Amite County<1>.

Gillsburg is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Gillsburg: (601) and (769)<3>

Adding Gillsburg 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 Gillsburg 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 Gillsburg 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 Gillsburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Gillsburg ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
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    • McComb [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Gillsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<5>
  • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
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    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Gillsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<5>
  • Magnolia [Pike County]
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    • Magnolia [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Gillsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<5>
  • Roseland [Tangipahoa Parish]
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    • Roseland [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Gillsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish]
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      • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Gillsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangipahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangipahoa<5>
    • Liberty [Amite County]
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      • Liberty [Amite County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Gillsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish]
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      • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Gillsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<5>
    • Osyka [Pike County]
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      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Gillsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<5>
    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Gillsburg
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    • Coleman Town [Saint Helena Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleman Town
      • Coleman Town [Saint Helena Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Gillsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleman Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gillsburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Amite County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gillsburg. 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 Amite, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gillsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Gillsburg) 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 Gillsburg. 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 Gillsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gillsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0269, Longitude: -90.6534    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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