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Our Genealogy Helper for Mount Carmel ...

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 Mount Carmel (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 Mount Carmel. 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 Mount Carmel ...

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 Mount Carmel: Mt. Carmel

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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. 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 east 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.

Mount Carmel is located in Jefferson Davis 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 Jefferson Davis County: Covington, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion & Simpson.

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

  • Jefferson Davis County     (The home county of Mount Carmel)
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
      • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<3>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
  • Copiah County
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • 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 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • 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 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • 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>
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<3>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • 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>
  • Covington County
    • Arbo [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbo
      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arbo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arbo
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Collins [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
      • Collins [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • 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<3>
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • 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<3>
    • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Coffee
      • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Coffee
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux
  • Forrest County
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
      • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<3>
    • Petal [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
      • Petal [Forrest County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<3>
  • Jasper County
    • Stringer [Jasper County]
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
      • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<3>
  • Jones County
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Ellisville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
      • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<3>
    • Laurel [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Jones County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<3>
  • Lamar County
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumrall
      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<3>
  • Lawrence County
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hebron
      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<3>
    • Grange [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange
      • Grange [Lawrence County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Grange. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<3>
    • Arm [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arm
      • Arm [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arm
    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<3>
    • Rosella [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosella
      • Rosella [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosella
  • Lincoln County
    • Brookhaven [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Lincoln County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,947 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<3>
  • Marion County
    • Columbia [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
      • Columbia [Marion County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<3>
    • Kokomo [Marion County]
  • Rankin County
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • 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>
  • Simpson County
    • Coats [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coats
      • Coats [Simpson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coats
    • Shivers [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shivers
      • Shivers [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shivers
    • Magee [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<3>
    • Sanatorium [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sanatorium
      • Sanatorium [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanatorium
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendenhall
      • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<3>
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braxton
      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • 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
  • Smith County
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<3>
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<3>
    • Raleigh [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
      • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<3>
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 821 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Polkville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polkville
  • Walthall County
    • Sartinville [Walthall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sartinville
      • Sartinville [Walthall County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sartinville

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

Newspapers Published in Mount Carmel ...

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 23 newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Carmel.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Mount Carmel, there are papers which were published within 24 miles [38.6 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Mount Carmel.

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 Mount Carmel:

  • 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 Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Mount Carmel ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Mount Carmel.

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 Mount Carmel covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Griffith Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Griffith Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Griffith Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith Cemetery
  • Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
  • Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Price Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Price Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Price Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Price Cemetery
  • Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • Bryant Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bryant Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bryant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • White Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the White Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the White Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Cemetery
    • Ward Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ward Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ward Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ward Cemetery
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Polk Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Polk Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Polk Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polk Cemetery
    • Antioch Memorial Cemetery
    • Steward Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Steward Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Steward Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steward Cemetery
    • Old Mt. Harmony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Mt. Harmony Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Mt. Harmony Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Mt. Harmony Cemetery
    • Mt. Harmony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Harmony Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Harmony Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Harmony Cemetery
    • Magee Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Magee Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Magee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee 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 Mount Carmel in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Mount Carmel.

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

  • Jaynesville [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaynesville
    • Jaynesville [Simpson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Jaynesville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jaynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaynesville
  • Williamsburg [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 124 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Williamsburg had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
  • Mount Olive [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
    • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
  • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Silver Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<3>
  • Ora [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ora
    • Ora [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ora had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ora
  • Grange [Lawrence County] - Historic
    • While Grange was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange
    • Grange [Lawrence County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Grange had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Grange. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
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    • Shivers [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shivers
      • Shivers [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Shivers had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shivers
    • Hooker [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooker
      • Hooker [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hooker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooker
    • Magee [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Mount Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Magee had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<3>
    • Oak Vale [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Vale
      • Oak Vale [Jefferson Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oak Vale had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Vale
    • Moscos [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscos
      • Moscos [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Mount Carmel
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Moscos had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscos
    • Westville [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westville
      • Westville [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Mount Carmel
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 200 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Westville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville
    • Bunker Hill [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker Hill
      • Bunker Hill [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Mount Carmel
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Bunker Hill had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
    • Monticello [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Mount Carmel
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,255 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Monticello had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<3>
    • Tilton [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilton
      • Tilton [Lawrence County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Mount Carmel
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tilton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilton

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Mount Carmel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Carmel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6452, Longitude: -89.7898       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Carmel 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 Mount Carmel, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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