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So far, we have found very little information about Missionary. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Missionary to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Missionary - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Missionary, please Contact Us.


Various Identification Codes ...

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies created a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

The following FIPS codes apply to Missionary:

Place (Community) Code:  47920
State Code:  28 (Mississippi)
County Code:  061 (Jasper County)

Since the Place and County FIPS codes are not unique and can be repeated in other States, it's necessary to combine the State code with the Place and County FIPS codes to uniquely identify them - for example:

State/Place Code:  28/47920
State/County Code:  28/061

Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Missionary would have been located in Region #3 (the South Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Missionary would have been located in Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Missionary would have been located in Region IV (Region 4).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Missionary would have been located in Region IV (Region 4).

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 28/47920   (Place Name: Missionary)

County: Jasper     (FIPS State/County: 28/061)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Missionary) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

The Communities of Mississippi

About Jasper County

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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website of the U.S. Census Bureau

The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Missionary, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.




 

 

 


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