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Welcome to Morning Star ...

Morning Star is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

Morning Star is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Morning Star: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Morning Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Morning Star - they are located in Arkansas (5), North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Morning Star ...

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

  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Vicksburg [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vicksburg
    • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Byram [Hinds County]
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    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Raymond [Hinds County]
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    • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> 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<6>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
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      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> 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<6>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> 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<6>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> 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
    • Carpenter [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carpenter
      • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carpenter
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morning Star ...

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

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About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hinds, 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 Morning Star - 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' (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).
<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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