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Welcome to Goodluck ...

Goodluck is located in Forrest County<1>.

Goodluck is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Goodluck: (601) and (769)<3>

Adding Goodluck 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 Goodluck 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 Goodluck elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goodluck on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Goodluck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Goodluck - they are located in Kentucky and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Goodluck ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Goodluck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<5>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Goodluck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<5>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Goodluck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<5>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Goodluck
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
      • Richton [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Goodluck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<5>
    • Beaumont [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaumont
      • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Goodluck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Goodluck
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<5>
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Goodluck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Goodluck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg
    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Goodluck
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodluck ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Forrest County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forrest County: www.co.forrest.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 Forrest, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodluck - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Goodluck) 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 Goodluck. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Goodluck

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodluck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3269, Longitude: -89.1563    
<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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