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Our Genealogy Helper for Mormon Springs ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Mormon Springs (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Mormon Springs. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Mormon Springs ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations, abbreviations or people who just guessed at the name.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Mormon Springs: Mormon Spgs. (or less commonly used: Mormon Spngs. or Mormon Sprngs.)

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Mormon Springs is located in Monroe County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Monroe County: Lamar (AL), Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee & Lowndes.

Below are the counties that are near Mormon Springs. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Mormon Springs:

  • Monroe County     (The home county of Mormon Springs)
    • Greenwood Springs [Monroe County]
    • Gattman [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattman
      • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman
    • Hamilton [Monroe County]
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
    • Aberdeen [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
      • Aberdeen [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<2>
    • Riggins [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riggins
      • Riggins [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riggins
    • Amory [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
      • Amory [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<2>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<2>
    • Cotton Gin Port [Monroe County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Gin Port
      • Cotton Gin Port [Monroe County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
    • New Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Wren
      • New Wren [Monroe County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wren
    • Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wren
      • Wren [Monroe County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wren
  • Chickasaw County
    • Egypt [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Chickasaw County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<2>
    • Houston [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<2>
  • Clay County
    • Vinton [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
      • Vinton [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • West Point [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
      • West Point [Clay County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<2>
    • Abbott [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbott
      • Abbott [Clay County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbott
    • Una [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Una
      • Una [Clay County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Una
  • Holmes County
    • Egypt [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egypt
      • Egypt [Holmes County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egypt
  • Itawamba County
    • Carolina [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina
      • Carolina [Itawamba County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina
    • Tremont [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
      • Tremont [Itawamba County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremont<2>
    • Abney [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abney
      • Abney [Itawamba County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abney
    • Greenwood [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Itawamba County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Fulton [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<2>
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<2>
  • Lee County
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nettleton
      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<2>
    • Richmond [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Lee County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<2>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<2>
    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<2>
    • Tupelo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<2>
  • Lowndes County
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<2>
    • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kolola Springs
      • Kolola Springs [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kolola Springs
    • Columbus [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
      • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<2>
    • New Hope [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Lowndes County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Bent Oak [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bent Oak
      • Bent Oak [Lowndes County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bent Oak
    • Artesia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Artesia
      • Artesia [Lowndes County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artesia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artesia
    • Crawford [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crawford
      • Crawford [Lowndes County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 650 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crawford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crawford<2>
  • Oktibbeha County
    • Starkville [Oktibbeha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkville
      • Starkville [Oktibbeha County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkville<2>
  • Fayette County (AL)
    • Bluff [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff
      • Bluff [Fayette County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff
    • Kirkland [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
      • Kirkland [Fayette County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland
    • Belk [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belk
      • Belk [Fayette County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belk have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belk
    • Old Town [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
      • Old Town [Fayette County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town
    • Fayette [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Fayette County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette<2>
    • Ashcraft Corner [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashcraft Corner
      • Ashcraft Corner [Fayette County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashcraft Corner
    • Glen Allen [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Allen
      • Glen Allen [Fayette County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Allen
  • Franklin County (AL)
    • Vina [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vina
      • Vina [Franklin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vina have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vina
    • Hodges [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hodges
      • Hodges [Franklin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 283 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodges have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hodges
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodges<2>
  • Lamar County (AL)
    • Sulligent [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
      • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<2>
    • Vernon [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<2>
    • Hightogy [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hightogy
      • Hightogy [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hightogy
    • Detroit [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<2>
    • Beaverton [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverton
      • Beaverton [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaverton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaverton<2>
    • Millport [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millport
      • Millport [Lamar County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<2>
    • Kennedy [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennedy
      • Kennedy [Lamar County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
  • Marion County (AL)
    • Guin [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
      • Guin [Marion County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,275 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin<2>
    • Gu-Win [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gu-Win
      • Gu-Win [Marion County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gu-Win
    • Weston [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
      • Weston [Marion County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Winfield [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
      • Winfield [Marion County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,519 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<2>
    • Hamilton [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Marion County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,606 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<2>
    • Twin [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin
      • Twin [Marion County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin
    • Yampertown [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yampertown
      • Yampertown [Marion County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yampertown
    • Brilliant [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brilliant
      • Brilliant [Marion County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 873 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brilliant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brilliant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brilliant<2>
  • Pickens County (AL)
    • Stafford [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford
      • Stafford [Pickens County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford
    • Ethelsville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethelsville
      • Ethelsville [Pickens County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 73 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ethelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethelsville
    • Macedonia [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Pickens County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia
    • Reform [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reform
      • Reform [Pickens County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reform have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reform
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reform<2>
    • Carrollton [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrollton
      • Carrollton [Pickens County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 943 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
  • Walker County (AL)
    • Eldridge [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldridge
      • Eldridge [Walker County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
      • Former name for Eldridge:
      • Camp Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldridge<2>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Mormon Springs, see our County-by-County Page for Mormon Springs.

Newspapers Published in Mormon Springs ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 39 newspapers that have been published in the area around Mormon Springs.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Mormon Springs, there are papers which were published within 17 miles [27.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Mormon Springs.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Mormon Springs:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Alabama
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Mormon Springs ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Mormon Springs.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Mormon Springs covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
  • Cockerham Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cockerham Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cockerham Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cockerham Cemetery
  • Marchbanks Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Marchbanks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Marchbanks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marchbanks Cemetery
  • Easter Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Easter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Easter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easter Cemetery
  • Blair Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Blair Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Blair Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blair Cemetery
  • Easter Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Easter Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Easter Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easter Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Roberts Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roberts Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roberts Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roberts Cemetery
    • Baker Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Baker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Baker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker Cemetery
    • Sullivan Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sullivan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sullivan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan Cemetery
    • Walters Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Walters Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Walters Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walters Cemetery
    • Moss & Reed Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Moss & Reed Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Moss & Reed Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss & Reed Cemetery
    • Sartor Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sartor Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sartor Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartor Cemetery
    • Corinth Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Corinth Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Corinth Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth Cemetery
    • Jones Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
    • Cedar Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cedar Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cedar Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Grove Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

While we didn't find Mormon Springs in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Mormon Springs.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Mormon Springs, with the one closest to Mormon Springs listed first.

  • Grubb Springs [Monroe County] - Historic
    • While Grubb Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grubb Springs
    • Grubb Springs [Monroe County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 7 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Grubb Springs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grubb Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Beeks [Monroe County] - Historic
    • While Beeks was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beeks
    • Beeks [Monroe County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Beeks had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beeks have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Bedford [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bedford
    • Bedford [Lamar County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
  • Gattman [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattman
    • Gattman [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gattman had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattman
  • Quincy [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
    • Quincy [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Quincy had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quincy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
  • Hamilton [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
    • Hamilton [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Mormon Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<2>
  • Continue List ...
    • Molloy [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Molloy
      • Molloy [Lamar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Molloy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Molloy
    • Splunge [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Splunge
      • Splunge [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Mormon Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Splunge have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Splunge
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caledonia
      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mormon Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 201 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<2>
    • Sulligent [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulligent
      • Sulligent [Lamar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 318 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,834 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulligent have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulligent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulligent<2>
    • Vernon [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 192 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<2>
    • Moscow [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Mormon Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 50 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
    • Pine Springs [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Springs
      • Pine Springs [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mormon Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Springs
    • Greenbrier [Monroe County] - Historic
      • While Greenbrier was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbrier
      • Greenbrier [Monroe County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Mormon Springs
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Greenbrier had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbrier have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Star [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star
      • Star [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Mormon Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Star had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Mormon Springs. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mormon Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Mississippi

About Monroe County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountyms.org

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Mormon Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mormon Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8265, Longitude: -88.2956       In this case, the coordinates for Mormon Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>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 Mormon Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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