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Welcome to Monarch ...

Monarch is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Monarch is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Monarch: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Monarch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Monarch - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Nevada (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Monarch ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Monarch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Monarch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Monarch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
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    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Monarch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
      • Richton [Perry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Monarch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<6>
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Monarch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
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    • Antioch [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Monarch
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Monarch
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    • Mulberry [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Monarch
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Monarch
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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 Monarch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Monarch.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monarch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Monarch. 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 Jones, 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 Monarch - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monarch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monarch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5127, Longitude: -89.0728       In this case, the coordinates for Monarch 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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