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Welcome to McLaurin ...

McLaurin is located in Forrest County<1>.

McLaurin is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near McLaurin ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of McLaurin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<5>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of McLaurin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<5>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of McLaurin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<5>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
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    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of McLaurin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<5>
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    • Beaumont [Perry County]
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      • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of McLaurin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of McLaurin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<5>
    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
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      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of McLaurin
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    • Carnes [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of McLaurin
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    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of McLaurin
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    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of McLaurin
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLaurin ...

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

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About Forrest County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forrest County: www.co.forrest.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 Forrest, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McLaurin - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McLaurin) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McLaurin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1678, Longitude: -89.2166    
<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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