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Welcome to Lake Como ...

Lake Como is located in Jasper County<1>.

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) and (769)<3>

Adding Lake Como 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 Lake Como 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 Lake Como 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 Lake Como on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Lake Como ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Lake Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<5>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Lake Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<5>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Lake Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<5>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake Como
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
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      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<5>
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Montrose [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Jasper County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Lake Como
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Lake Como) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Como. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9621, Longitude: -89.2120    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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