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Welcome to Hillsdale ...

Hillsdale is located in Pearl River County<1>.

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

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

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

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

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

We also found Hillsdale on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 61 communities that are also named Hillsdale - they are located in Alabama (3), California (2), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (6), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Utah (3), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hillsdale ...

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

  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Varnado [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnado
    • Varnado [Washington Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Hillsdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnado<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Angie [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angie
      • Angie [Washington Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Hillsdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie<6>
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Hillsdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Hillsdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hillsdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • Carnes [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Hillsdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hillsdale
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Pearl River County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillsdale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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 Pearl River, 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 Hillsdale - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillsdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9280, Longitude: -89.4973       In this case, the coordinates for Hillsdale 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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