RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

James, Mississippi

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MS
Communities

















Welcome to James ...

James is located in Washington County<1>.

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

James is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

James is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Adding James 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 James 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 James 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 James on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named James ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named James - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near James ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of James
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eudora [Chicot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eudora
      • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of James
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<5>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of James
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Arcola [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of James
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of James
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of James
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • Panther Burn [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panther Burn
      • Panther Burn [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of James
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Panther Burn

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for James ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Washington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for James. 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 Washington, 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 James - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- James) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in James. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2037, Longitude: -91.0573       In this case, the coordinates for James have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021