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Welcome to Lynchburg ...

Lynchburg is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

Lynchburg is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Lynchburg: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Lynchburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Lynchburg: This one is located in Hinds County and the other is located in DeSoto County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 14 communities that are also named Lynchburg - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Lynchburg ...

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

  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Lynchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,873 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Raymond [Hinds County]
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    • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lynchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
  • Flora [Madison County]
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    • Flora [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Lynchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,866 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<6>
  • Edwards [Hinds County]
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    • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Lynchburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Lynchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
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      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Lynchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<6>
    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Lynchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<6>
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
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      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Lynchburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Adelle [Madison County]
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      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Lynchburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle
    • Kearney Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney Park
      • Kearney Park [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Lynchburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynchburg ...

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

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About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.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 Hinds, 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 Lynchburg - 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 '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- Lynchburg) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynchburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4401, Longitude: -90.5490       In this case, the coordinates for Lynchburg 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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