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Welcome to Missala ...

Missala is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Missala is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Missala: (228)

Websites for Missala ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jcchamber.com/

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

Communities near Missala ...

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

  • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Missala
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,699 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascagoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pascagoula<5>
  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Missala
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<5>
  • Moss Point [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
    • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Missala
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moss Point<5>
  • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Missala
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orange Grove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
      • Orange Grove [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Escatawpa [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
      • Escatawpa [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Escatawpa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Escatawpa
    • Saint Elmo [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Elmo
      • Saint Elmo [Mobile County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Elmo
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coll Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coll Town
    • Coden [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coden
      • Coden [Mobile County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Missala
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coden<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Missala ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 Jackson, 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 Missala - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Missala) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Missala. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4580, Longitude: -88.4000       In this case, the coordinates for Missala have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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