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Welcome to Gitano ...

Gitano is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Gitano is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Adding Gitano 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 Gitano 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 Gitano 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 Gitano on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Gitano ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Gitano
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Gitano
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Gitano
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Gitano
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
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      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Gitano
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<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 Gitano. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gitano.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gitano ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gitano. 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 Jones, 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 Gitano - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gitano) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gitano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7782, Longitude: -89.3245       In this case, the coordinates for Gitano 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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