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Welcome to McNair ...

McNair is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

McNair is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for McNair: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named McNair ...

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

Beyond Mississippi, there are 7 communities that are also named McNair - they are located in Arkansas, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near McNair ...

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

  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of McNair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<6>
  • Bude [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bude
    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of McNair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<6>
  • Roxie [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxie
    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of McNair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
  • Meadville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadville
    • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of McNair
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hamburg [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of McNair
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
    • Harriston [Jefferson County]
    • White Apple [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Apple
      • White Apple [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of McNair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Apple have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Apple
    • Selma [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
      • Selma [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of McNair
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of McNair
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddiceton
    • Rodney [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodney
      • Rodney [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of McNair
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodney

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McNair ...

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

Adding McNair to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McNair 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 McNair was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found McNair on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McNair. 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 Jefferson, 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 McNair - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McNair) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McNair. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6385, Longitude: -91.0420       In this case, the coordinates for McNair 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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