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Welcome to Mount Horeb ...

Mount Horeb is located in Covington County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Horeb: Mt. Horeb

Mount Horeb is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Mount Horeb: (601) & (769)<4>

Websites for Mount Horeb ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Mount Horeb, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Mount Horeb ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Mount Horeb - they are located in New Jersey, Ontario (3), Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mount Horeb ...

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

  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Mount Horeb
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumrall
    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
    • 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<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Mount Horeb
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • 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
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mount Horeb
      • 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<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • 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>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mount Horeb
      • 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
    • Arbo [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arbo
      • Arbo [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Mount Horeb
      • 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
    • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Coffee
      • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Coffee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Horeb ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Covington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Horeb. 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 Covington, 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 Mount Horeb - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Horeb) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Horeb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5835, Longitude: -89.5703       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Horeb 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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