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Welcome to Lost Gap ...

Lost Gap is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Lost Gap is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lost Gap: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Lost Gap 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 Lost Gap 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 Lost Gap 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 Lost Gap on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Lost Gap ...

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

  • Meridian [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meridian
    • Meridian [Lauderdale County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Lost Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meridian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meridian<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Lost Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
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    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Lost Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<6>
  • Stonewall [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
    • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Lost Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hickory [Newton County]
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      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Lost Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Enterprise [Clarke County]
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      • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Lost Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Lost Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
    • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nellieburg
      • Nellieburg [Lauderdale County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Lost Gap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nellieburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nellieburg
    • Suqualena [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suqualena
      • Suqualena [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Lost Gap
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suqualena
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Lost Gap
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Gap ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Lauderdale County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lauderdale County: www.lauderdalecounty.org/

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 Lauderdale, 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 Lost Gap - 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 '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- Lost Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3418, Longitude: -88.8070       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Gap 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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