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Welcome to Jayess ...

Jayess is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

Jayess is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Jayess: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities near Jayess ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
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    • McComb [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jayess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<6>
  • Summit [Pike County]
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    • Summit [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Jayess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summit<6>
  • Monticello [Lawrence County]
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    • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Jayess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
  • Tylertown [Walthall County]
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    • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Jayess
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
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      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Jayess
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    • Holmesville [Pike County]
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      • Holmesville [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Jayess
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    • Arm [Lawrence County]
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      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jayess
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    • Bacots [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bacots
      • Bacots [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jayess
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    • Kokomo [Marion County]
    • Bear Town [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Town
      • Bear Town [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Jayess
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jayess ...

Looking for more information about Jayess? 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 Jayess, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jayess.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jayess. 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 Lawrence, 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 Jayess - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jayess) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jayess. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3649, Longitude: -90.2059       In this case, the coordinates for Jayess 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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