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Welcome to Jaketown ...

Jaketown is located in Humphreys County<1>.

Jaketown is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Jaketown: (662)

Communities Also Named Jaketown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Jaketown: This one is located in Humphreys County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 3 communities that are also named Jaketown - they are located in Kansas and Missouri.

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

Communities near Jaketown ...

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

  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Jaketown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<4>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Jaketown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
  • Tchula [Holmes County]
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    • Tchula [Holmes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Jaketown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tchula
  • Belzoni [Humphreys County]
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    • Belzoni [Humphreys County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Jaketown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belzoni
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belzoni<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Itta Bena [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itta Bena
      • Itta Bena [Leflore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,809 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itta Bena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Itta Bena<4>
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cruger
      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Silver City [Humphreys County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City [Humphreys County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Jaketown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jaketown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jaketown. 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 Humphreys, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jaketown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Jaketown) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jaketown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2517, Longitude: -90.4797    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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