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Welcome to Lux ...

Lux is located in Covington County<1>.

Lux is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Lux: (601) and (769)<3>

Websites for Lux ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Lux ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lux - they are located in Montana and Nevada.

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

Communities near Lux ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lux
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<5>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Lux
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<5>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lux
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<5>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Lux
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Lux
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<5>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Lux
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<5>
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Lux
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Lux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola
    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lux
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodluck
    • Williamsburg [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
      • Williamsburg [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Lux
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lux ...

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

Adding Lux to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lux was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lux on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Mississippi

About Covington County

About Mississippi

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lux. 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 Covington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lux - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lux) 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 Lux. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LuxOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lux. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4451, Longitude: -89.4006    
<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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