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Welcome to Hazlehurst ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hazlehurst has a population of 3,730 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hazlehurst.
Hazlehurst is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hazlehurst lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Hazlehurst: (601) & (769)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hazlehurst had an population of 3,730 people. This is a decrease of 6.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hazlehurst had a population of 4,009 people (which is 13.61% of the total population of Copiah County). This makes Hazlehurst the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Hazlehurst represents 0.14% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,009 people, the population of Hazlehurst decreased 8.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,400 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hazlehurst.
Adding Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst 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 Hazlehurst elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hazlehurst on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hazlehurst on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Hazlehurst ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hazlehurst - they are located in and Georgia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hazlehurst.
Communities near Hazlehurst ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hazlehurst.
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 Hazlehurst. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hazlehurst.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hazlehurst. 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 Hazlehurst.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hazlehurst. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hazlehurst.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hazlehurst ...
Looking for more information about Hazlehurst? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hazlehurst, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hazlehurst.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hazlehurst. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021