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Welcome to Heidelberg ...

The town of Heidelberg is located in Jasper County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Heidelberg has a population of 676 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) and (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 (with a count of 840 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Heidelberg had an population of 676 people. This is a decrease of 5.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Heidelberg.

Communities near Heidelberg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Heidelberg and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Bay Springs   [Map]   1,723   W   18 miles [29 km]
Kelona   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Laurel   [Map]   18,493   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pachuta   [Map]   241   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Quitman   [Map]   2,151   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Sandersville   [Map]   724   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Heidelberg. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Heidelberg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Heidelberg.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Heidelberg.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heidelberg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Heidelberg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Heidelberg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Heidelberg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heidelberg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8878, Longitude: -88.9863     [Map].

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