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Our Genealogy Helper for Morning Star ...

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 Morning Star (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 Morning Star. 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.

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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 east contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

Morning Star is located in Hinds 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 Hinds County: Claiborne, Copiah, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Warren & Yazoo.

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

  • Hinds County     (The home county of Morning Star)
    • Learned [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<3>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<3>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<3>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<3>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Clinton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<3>
    • Byram [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byram
      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<3>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<3>
    • Choctaw Village [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Village
      • Choctaw Village [Hinds County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Village
    • Jackson [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<3>
    • North Town Plaza [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Town Plaza
      • North Town Plaza [Hinds County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Town Plaza have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Town Plaza
  • Claiborne County
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<3>
  • Copiah County
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<3>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<3>
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Beauregard [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauregard
      • Beauregard [Copiah County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beauregard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauregard
    • Wesson [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesson
      • Wesson [Copiah County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesson<3>
  • Madison County
    • Adelle [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adelle
      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle
    • Flora [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
      • Flora [Madison County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<3>
    • Kearney Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney Park
      • Kearney Park [Madison County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Park
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<3>
    • Madison [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Madison County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<3>
  • Rankin County
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<3>
    • Alonzo [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alonzo
      • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alonzo
    • Clear Branch [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Branch
      • Clear Branch [Rankin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Branch
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<3>
    • Pearl [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
      • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<3>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowood
      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<3>
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<3>
  • Simpson County
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braxton
      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton
  • Warren County
    • Vicksburg [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
      • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,653 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<3>
  • Yazoo County
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonia
      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<3>
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
  • Madison Parish (LA)
    • Delta [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta
      • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<3>
    • Mound [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound
      • Mound [Madison Parish] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound
    • Richmond [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Madison Parish] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Tallulah [Madison Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallulah
      • Tallulah [Madison Parish] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallulah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallulah<3>
  • Tensas Parish (LA)
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
      • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Morning Star ...

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 91 newspapers that have been published in the area around Morning Star.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Morning Star, there are papers which were published within 19 miles [30.6 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Morning Star.

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 websites either 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 Morning Star:

  • 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 Louisiana
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Morning Star ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Morning Star.

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 Morning Star covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Auburn Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Auburn Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Auburn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn Cemetery
  • Nalley Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nalley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nalley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nalley Cemetery
  • Morrison Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Morrison Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Morrison Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrison Cemetery
  • William Davis Family Cemetery
  • Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
  • Salem Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salem Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salem Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Montgomery Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Montgomery Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Montgomery Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery Cemetery
    • Cook Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cook Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cook Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Cemetery
    • McElwee Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McElwee Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the McElwee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • McElwee Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElwee Cemetery
    • Friendship Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Friendship Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Friendship Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship Cemetery
    • Salmon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Salmon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Salmon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Salmon Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salmon Cemetery
    • Henry Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henry Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henry Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Henry Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry Cemetery
    • Hart Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hart Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hart Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Hart Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hart Cemetery
    • Bedwell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bedwell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bedwell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Bedwell Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedwell Cemetery
    • Edwards Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Edwards Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Edwards Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Edwards Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards 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.<6>

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

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

  • Learned [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
    • Learned [Hinds County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 119 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Learned had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<3>
  • Adams [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams
    • Adams [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Adams had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Oakley [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
    • Oakley [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oakley had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
  • Edwards [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
    • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Morning Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Edwards had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<3>
  • Newman [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newman
    • Newman [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newman had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Cayuga [Hinds County]
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    • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cayuga had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 370 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Utica had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<3>
    • Chapel Hill [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapel Hill
      • Chapel Hill [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Palestine [Hinds County]
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      • Palestine [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Palestine had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dry Grove [Hinds County]
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      • Dry Grove [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Dry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 500 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Raymond had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<3>
    • Reganton [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reganton
      • Reganton [Claiborne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Reganton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reganton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bear Creek [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Creek
      • Bear Creek [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bolton [Hinds County]
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      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bolton had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Thompsonville [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsonville
      • Thompsonville [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thompsonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville

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

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

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morning Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morning Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2199, Longitude: -90.5737       In this case, the coordinates for Morning Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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.
<6>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 Morning Star, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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