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Welcome to New Augusta ...

The town of New Augusta is located in Perry County<1> and is the County Seat for Perry County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, New Augusta has a population of 601 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of New Augusta.

New Augusta is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for New Augusta: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Augusta had an population of 601 people. This is a decrease of 6.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, New Augusta had a population of 644 people (or 5.26% of the total population of Perry County). This makes New Augusta the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of New Augusta represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 644 people, the population of New Augusta decreased 9.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 715 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Augusta.

Communities Also Named New Augusta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named New Augusta - they are located in Arkansas and Indiana.

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

Communities near New Augusta ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of New Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<7>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of New Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<7>
  • Richton [Perry County]
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    • Richton [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of New Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<7>
  • Beaumont [Perry County]
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    • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of New Augusta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McLain [Greene County]
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      • McLain [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of New Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
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      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of New Augusta
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    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of New Augusta
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    • Carnes [Forrest County]
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      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of New Augusta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
    • Mulberry [Wayne County]
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      • Mulberry [Wayne County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<6> to the northeast of New Augusta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Purvis [Lamar County]
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      • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the west of New Augusta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Augusta ...

Looking for more information about New Augusta? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for New Augusta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for New Augusta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Perry County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Augusta. 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 Perry, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Augusta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Augusta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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- New Augusta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for New Augusta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Augusta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Augusta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2036, Longitude: -89.0276       In this case, the coordinates for New Augusta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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