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Welcome to Hawkes ...

Hawkes is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Hawkes is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Hawkes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hawkes - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Hawkes ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
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    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Hawkes
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Hawkes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawkes
    • 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>
  • Sandersville [Jones County]
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    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Hawkes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Hawkes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<6>
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Hawkes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
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    • Moss [Jasper County]
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      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawkes
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
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    • Antioch [Jones County]
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      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Hawkes
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    • Amy [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
      • Amy [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Hawkes
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    • Vernon [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Jasper County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawkes
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hawkes ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawkes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7549, Longitude: -89.0762       In this case, the coordinates for Hawkes 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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