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(Lamar County)

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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

Oak Grove is located in Lamar 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

Area codes for Oak Grove: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
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    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Oak Grove
    • 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<6>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
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    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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      • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Oak Grove
      • 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>
    • Lux [Covington County]
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      • Lux [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Oak Grove
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    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Oak Grove
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodluck
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Oak Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town

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 ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

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 Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

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 Lamar, 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>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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: 31.2860, Longitude: -89.4145       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove 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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