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Welcome to Lake Como ...

Lake Como is located in Jasper County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Lake Como, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1859.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Como: Lk. Como

Lake Como is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lake Como: (601) & (769)<3>

Communities Also Named Lake Como ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Lake Como - they are located in Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Lake Como ...

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

  • Laurel
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Bay Springs
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,650 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs <4>
  • Raleigh
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Taylorsville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville <4>
  • Sandersville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
  • Heidelberg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Soso
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
    • Soso is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
  • Louin
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
    • Louin is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
  • Montrose
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
    • Montrose is located in Jasper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
  • Sylvarena
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
    • Sylvarena is located in Smith County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 106 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Como ...

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

Adding Lake Como to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lake Como in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Lake Como was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Lake Como post office opened in 1859.

We also found Lake Como in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lake Como.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Como. 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 Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Como - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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