Welcome to Heidelberg ...
The town of Heidelberg is located in Jasper County.
From the Census Estimates for 2016, Heidelberg has a population of 684 people<1> (see below for details).
Heidelberg was established in 1882.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Heidelberg: Named after T.C. Heidelberg, the founder of the town.
The community of Heidelberg is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Heidelberg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Heidelberg: (601) & (769)<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Heidelberg had a population of 718 people. This makes Heidelberg the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Heidelberg represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 718 people, the population of Heidelberg decreased 14.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 840 people).
Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Heidelberg had an population of 684 people. This is a decrease of 4.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.57% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Heidelberg ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Heidelberg and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Heidelberg.
Communities Also Named Heidelberg ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Heidelberg - they are located in Kentucky, Minnesota, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Heidelberg.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Heidelberg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Heidelberg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
- We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Heidelberg.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Heidelberg:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heidelberg ...
Looking for more information about Heidelberg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Heidelberg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Heidelberg.
Search for Local Businesses ...
Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Heidelberg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.
Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.
If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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