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Welcome to Moselle ...

Moselle is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Moselle is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Moselle: (601) and (769)<4>

Adding Moselle to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Moselle in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Moselle elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Moselle on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Moselle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Moselle - they are located in Missouri, North Dakota, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Moselle ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Moselle
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Moselle
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Moselle
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Moselle
    • 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) ...
    • Collins [Covington County]
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      • Collins [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Moselle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Moselle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Moselle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Moselle
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Moselle
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Moselle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moselle ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moselle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5024, Longitude: -89.2789       In this case, the coordinates for Moselle 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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