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Welcome to Heidelberg ...

The town of Heidelberg is located in Jasper County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Heidelberg has a population of 659 people<2> (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.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Heidelberg had an population of 659 people. This is a decrease of 8.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.55% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

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

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

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

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.

Communities near Heidelberg ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Heidelberg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Quitman [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quitman
    • Quitman [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Heidelberg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Heidelberg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Heidelberg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shubuta [Clarke County]
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      • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Heidelberg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shubuta
    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Heidelberg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Heidelberg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Kelona [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelona
      • Kelona [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Heidelberg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelona
    • Waldrup [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldrup
      • Waldrup [Jasper County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Heidelberg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waldrup have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vernon [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Jasper County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Heidelberg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 Heidelberg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Heidelberg.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Heidelberg.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Jasper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Heidelberg. 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 Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Heidelberg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heidelberg - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 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    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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