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Our Genealogy Helper for North Colony ...

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 North Colony (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 North Colony. 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 North Colony ...

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 North Colony: N. Colony

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 southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 west contained birth and death records; the county to the south 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.

North Colony is located in Hinds 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 Hinds County: Claiborne, Copiah, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Warren & Yazoo.

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

  • Hinds County     (The home county of North Colony)
    • North Town Plaza [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Town Plaza
      • North Town Plaza [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Town Plaza have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Town Plaza
    • Jackson [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<3>
    • Clinton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of North Colony
      • 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<3>
    • Choctaw Village [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choctaw Village
      • Choctaw Village [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Choctaw Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choctaw Village
    • Byram [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byram
      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<3>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southwest of North Colony
      • 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<3>
    • Bolton [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolton
      • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of North Colony
      • 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
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • 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<3>
    • Learned [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Learned
      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southwest of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Learned
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<3>
    • Edwards [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards
      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<3>
    • Utica [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of North Colony
      • 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<3>
  • Copiah County
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • 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>
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • 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
    • Hazlehurst [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazlehurst
      • Hazlehurst [Copiah County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazlehurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazlehurst<3>
  • Holmes County
    • Pickens [Holmes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickens
      • Pickens [Holmes County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 995 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickens<3>
  • Leake County
    • Lena [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lena
      • Lena [Leake County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lena<3>
  • Madison County
    • Ridgeland [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
      • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<3>
    • Madison [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
      • Madison [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<3>
    • Flora [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flora
      • Flora [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<3>
    • Madisonville [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
      • Madisonville [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Adelle [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adelle
      • Adelle [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adelle
    • Kearney Park [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kearney Park
      • Kearney Park [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Park
    • Canton [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<3>
    • Maris Town [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maris Town
      • Maris Town [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maris Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maris Town
    • Mill Town [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Town
      • Mill Town [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Town
    • Sharon [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
      • Sharon [Madison County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
  • Rankin County
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowood
      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<3>
    • Pearl [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
      • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<3>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<3>
    • Brandon [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brandon
      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<3>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • 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>
    • Sand Hill [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Hill
      • Sand Hill [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Hill
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<3>
    • Clear Branch [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Branch
      • Clear Branch [Rankin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Branch
    • Alonzo [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alonzo
      • Alonzo [Rankin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alonzo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alonzo
    • Cato [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cato
      • Cato [Rankin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cato
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • 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
  • Scott County
    • Branch [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branch
      • Branch [Scott County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branch
    • Cooperville [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooperville
      • Cooperville [Scott County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperville
    • Morton [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morton
      • Morton [Scott County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morton<3>
    • Forest [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [Scott County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,536 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<3>
  • Simpson County
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braxton
      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • 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
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • 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
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendenhall
      • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • 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>
  • Smith County
    • Polkville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Polkville
      • Polkville [Smith County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • 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
  • Yazoo County
    • Bentonia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bentonia
      • Bentonia [Yazoo County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bentonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bentonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bentonia<3>
    • Oil City [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oil City
      • Oil City [Yazoo County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oil City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oil City
    • Satartia [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Satartia
      • Satartia [Yazoo County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 50 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satartia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satartia
    • Yazoo City [Yazoo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yazoo City
      • Yazoo City [Yazoo County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,869 people
      • Former names for Yazoo City:
      • Hannan's Bluff
      • Manchester
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yazoo City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yazoo City<3>

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

Newspapers Published in North Colony ...

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 144 newspapers that have been published in the area around North Colony.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of North Colony, there are papers which were published within 10 miles [16.1 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for North Colony.

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 websites either 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 North Colony:

  • 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 North Colony ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of North Colony.

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 North Colony covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Tougaloo Garden Memorial Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tougaloo Garden Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tougaloo Garden Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tougaloo Garden Memorial Park
  • Greater Richmond Grove MB Church Cemetery
  • New Hope Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Hope Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Hope Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope Grove Cemetery
  • Jones Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jones Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jones Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Cemetery
  • Hope Spring Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hope Spring Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hope Spring Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope Spring Cemetery
  • Lake Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lake Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lake Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Johnson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Cemetery
    • Parkway Memorial Cemetery
    • Rocky Hill Methodist Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rocky Hill Methodist Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rocky Hill Methodist Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill Methodist Cemetery
    • Mt. Charity MB Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Charity MB Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Charity MB Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Charity MB Church Cemetery
    • Jessamine Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jessamine Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jessamine Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessamine Cemetery
    • Memory Gardens
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Memory Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Memory Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memory Gardens
    • Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery
    • Wilson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wilson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson Cemetery
    • Elmwood Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elmwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elmwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmwood 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.<5>

While we didn't find North Colony in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of North Colony.

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

  • Tougaloo [Hinds County]
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    • Tougaloo [Hinds County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of North Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tougaloo had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tougaloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tougaloo<3>
  • Cynthia [Hinds County]
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    • Cynthia [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of North Colony
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cynthia had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cynthia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 5,920 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Jackson had a post office and railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<3>
  • Green Crossing [Hinds County]
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    • Green Crossing [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Green Crossing had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Van Winkle [Hinds County]
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    • Van Winkle [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of North Colony
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Van Winkle had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Winkle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Pocahontas [Hinds County]
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    • Pocahontas [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of North Colony
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pocahontas had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocahontas<3>
  • Continue List ...
    • Mannsdale [Madison County]
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      • Mannsdale [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of North Colony
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mannsdale had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mannsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clinton [Hinds County]
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      • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of North Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 330 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Clinton had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<3>
    • Pearson [Rankin County]
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      • Pearson [Rankin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of North Colony
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pearson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McRaven [Hinds County]
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      • McRaven [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of North Colony
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McRaven had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McRaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Livingston [Madison County]
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      • Livingston [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of North Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Livingston had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Anderson [Madison County]
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      • Anderson [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of North Colony
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Anderson had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenfield [Rankin County]
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      • Greenfield [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Greenfield had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brandon [Rankin County]
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      • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of North Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 835 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Brandon had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<3>
    • Fannin [Rankin County]
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      • Fannin [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the east of North Colony
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fannin had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fannin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fannin

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Hinds County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Colony. 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- North Colony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3974, Longitude: -90.1723       In this case, the coordinates for North Colony 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>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.
<5>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 North Colony, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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