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Welcome to Latimer ...

Latimer is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Latimer is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Latimer: (228)

Websites for Latimer ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jcchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Latimer, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Latimer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Latimer - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina and Utah.

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

Communities near Latimer ...

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

  • Gulfport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
    • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Latimer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulfport<5>
  • Biloxi [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biloxi
    • Biloxi [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Latimer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biloxi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biloxi<5>
  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Latimer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<5>
  • Ocean Springs [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Springs
    • Ocean Springs [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Latimer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Springs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • D'Iberville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Iberville
      • D'Iberville [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Latimer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Iberville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Iberville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for D'Iberville<5>
    • Saint Martin [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Martin
      • Saint Martin [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Latimer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Martin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Martin
    • Gulf Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulf Hills
      • Gulf Hills [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Latimer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulf Hills
    • Coalville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Latimer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
    • Wool Market [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wool Market
      • Wool Market [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Latimer
      • Wool Market has also been known as:
      • Woolmarket
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wool Market
    • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine Community
      • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Latimer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lorraine Community have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Latimer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Latimer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.ms.us/

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 Jackson, 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 Latimer - 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- Latimer) 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 Latimer. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Latimer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Latimer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5346, Longitude: -88.8667       In this case, the coordinates for Latimer 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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