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Howell, Mississippi
(George County)

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The location of Howell

Welcome to Howell ...

Howell is located in George County.

The location of Howell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Howell is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Howell: (601) and (769)<3>

Communities near Howell ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Howell and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Chunchula (AL)   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Prichard (AL)   [Map]   21,732   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saraland (AL)   [Map]   14,576   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Semmes (AL)   [Map]   4,934   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilmer (AL)   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Americus - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Howell.

Communities Also Named Howell ...

While we believe that this Howell is located in George County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Howell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jackson and Rankin County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 28 communities that are also named Howell - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Howell. 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 Howell. 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 Howell.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Howell:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Howell ...

Looking for more information about Howell? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About George County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Howell - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Howell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Howell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7938, Longitude: -88.4289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Howell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Howell.

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