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Welcome to Goss ...

Goss is located in Marion County<1>.

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

Goss is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Goss: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Goss 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 Goss 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 Goss elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Goss on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Goss ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Goss - they are located in Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Missouri and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Goss ...

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

  • Columbia [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Goss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Monticello [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Goss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Goss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Goss
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Goss
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<6>
    • Arm [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arm
      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Goss
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arm
    • Kokomo [Marion County]
    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartinville
      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Goss
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartinville
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Goss
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goss ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Marion County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goss. 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 Marion, 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 Goss - 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 '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- Goss) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goss. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3555, Longitude: -89.8887       In this case, the coordinates for Goss 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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