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Oak Grove, Mississippi
(Kemper County)

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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

Oak Grove is located in Kemper County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

Oak Grove is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

While we believe that this Oak Grove is located in Kemper County, we know of another 5 Mississippi communities named Oak Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chickasaw, Holmes, Jones, Lamar and Perry County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 197 communities that are also named Oak Grove - they are located in Alabama (16), Arizona, Arkansas (16), California (8), Colorado, Delaware (3), Florida (8), Georgia (11), Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (7), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Missouri (5), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina (12), Ohio, Oklahoma (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), South Carolina (8), Tennessee (30), Texas (9), Virginia (9), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Oak Grove ...

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

  • Marion [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Lauderdale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • De Kalb [Kemper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Kalb
    • De Kalb [Kemper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Kalb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Kalb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Kalb<5>
  • Scooba [Kemper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scooba
    • Scooba [Kemper County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scooba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scooba
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scooba<5>
  • Emelle [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emelle
    • Emelle [Sumter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emelle
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Electric Mills [Kemper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Electric Mills
      • Electric Mills [Kemper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Electric Mills
    • Daleville [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
      • Daleville [Lauderdale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Sledge [Sumter County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sledge
      • Sledge [Sumter County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Oak Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sledge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bailey [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bailey
      • Bailey [Lauderdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bailey
    • Bethel [Sumter County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel
      • Bethel [Sumter County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Oak Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Martin [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin
      • Martin [Lauderdale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Grove ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kemper County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Grove. 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 Kemper, 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 Oak Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6743, Longitude: -88.5645       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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