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Our Genealogy Helper for Oak Hill ...

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 Oak Hill (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 Oak Hill. 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.

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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 east contained birth and death records; the county to the north 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.

Oak Hill is located in Pontotoc 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 Pontotoc County: Calhoun, Chickasaw, Lafayette, Lee & Union.

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

  • Pontotoc County     (The home county of Oak Hill)
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
      • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<2>
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
      • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<2>
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<2>
    • Possum Trot [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possum Trot
      • Possum Trot [Pontotoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possum Trot
    • Turnpike [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turnpike
      • Turnpike [Pontotoc County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turnpike
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<2>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<2>
    • Goodford [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodford
      • Goodford [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodford
    • Pannell [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pannell
      • Pannell [Pontotoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pannell
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
  • Alcorn County
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi
  • Benton County
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<2>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<2>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores
  • Calhoun County
    • Bruce [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruce
      • Bruce [Calhoun County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,818 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruce have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bruce<2>
    • Vardaman [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vardaman
      • Vardaman [Calhoun County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,279 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vardaman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vardaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vardaman<2>
    • Pittsboro [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsboro
      • Pittsboro [Calhoun County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsboro
    • Derma [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Derma
      • Derma [Calhoun County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 974 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Derma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Derma
    • Calhoun City [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calhoun City
      • Calhoun City [Calhoun County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun City<2>
  • Chickasaw County
    • New Houlka [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Houlka
      • New Houlka [Chickasaw County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Former name for New Houlka:
      • Houlka
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Houlka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Houlka<2>
    • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Vleet
      • Van Vleet [Chickasaw County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Vleet
    • Okolona [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Chickasaw County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,591 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<2>
    • Houston [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Houston
      • Houston [Chickasaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Houston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Houston<2>
    • Woodland [Chickasaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Chickasaw County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
  • Itawamba County
    • Greenwood [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Itawamba County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Mantachie [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mantachie
      • Mantachie [Itawamba County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,111 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mantachie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mantachie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mantachie<2>
    • Abney [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abney
      • Abney [Itawamba County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abney
    • Carolina [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina
      • Carolina [Itawamba County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina
    • Fulton [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<2>
    • Tremont [Itawamba County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
      • Tremont [Itawamba County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremont<2>
  • Lafayette County
    • Altus [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altus
      • Altus [Lafayette County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altus have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altus
    • De Lay [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Lay
      • De Lay [Lafayette County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Lay have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Lay
    • Oxford [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Lafayette County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<2>
    • Abbeville [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
      • Abbeville [Lafayette County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abbeville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<2>
    • Taylor [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Lafayette County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<2>
  • Lee County
    • Bissell [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bissell
      • Bissell [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bissell
    • Jug Fork [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jug Fork
      • Jug Fork [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jug Fork
    • Tupelo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<2>
    • Indian Hills [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Hills
      • Indian Hills [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hills
    • Boggan Bend [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boggan Bend
      • Boggan Bend [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boggan Bend
    • Saltillo [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
      • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<2>
    • Verona [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verona
      • Verona [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<2>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<2>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntown
      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<2>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<2>
    • Mooreville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreville
      • Mooreville [Lee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreville
    • Baldwyn [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwyn
      • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<2>
  • Marshall County
    • Cornersville [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
      • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<2>
  • Monroe County
    • New Wren [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Wren
      • New Wren [Monroe County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Wren
    • Amory [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amory
      • Amory [Monroe County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<2>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithville
      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<2>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatley
      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
  • Prentiss County
    • Wheeler [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheeler
      • Wheeler [Prentiss County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheeler
    • Blackland [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackland
      • Blackland [Prentiss County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackland
    • Marietta [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
      • Marietta [Prentiss County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marietta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Booneville [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
      • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<2>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown
  • Tippah County
    • Dumas [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
      • Dumas [Tippah County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dumas have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Blue Mountain [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Mountain
      • Blue Mountain [Tippah County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mountain
    • Ripley [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ripley
      • Ripley [Tippah County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,273 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<2>
    • Gravestown [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravestown
      • Gravestown [Tippah County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gravestown
    • Falkner [Tippah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Falkner
      • Falkner [Tippah County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falkner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falkner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falkner<2>
  • Union County
    • Blue Springs [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<2>
    • Ingomar [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingomar
      • Ingomar [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingomar
    • Mound City [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mound City
      • Mound City [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mound City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mound City
    • New Albany [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
      • New Albany [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<2>
    • Alpine [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
      • Alpine [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<2>
  • Yalobusha County
    • Water Valley [Yalobusha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Water Valley
      • Water Valley [Yalobusha County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Oak Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Water Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Water Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Water Valley<2>

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

Newspapers Published in Oak Hill ...

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 41 newspapers that have been published in the area around Oak Hill.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Oak Hill, there are papers which were published within 13 miles [20.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Oak Hill.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Oak Hill:

  • 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 Oak Hill ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Oak Hill.

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 Oak Hill covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Pontotoc Memorial Park
  • Harmony Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harmony Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harmony Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony Cemetery
  • Miller Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Miller Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Miller Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miller Cemetery
  • Immanuel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Immanuel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Immanuel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Immanuel Cemetery
  • Spring Hill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Spring Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Spring Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill Cemetery
  • Hickory Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hickory Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hickory Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Grove Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Ecru Cemetery
    • Weatherall Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Weatherall Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Weatherall Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weatherall Cemetery
    • Pontotoc City Cemetery
    • Oliver Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oliver Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oliver Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver Cemetery
    • Babb Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Babb Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Babb Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babb Cemetery
    • Henry Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Henry Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Henry Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Henry Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry Cemetery
    • Liberty Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Liberty Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Liberty Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Liberty Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Cemetery
    • New Harmony Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Harmony Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Harmony Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • New Harmony Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Harmony Cemetery
    • Ebenezer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ebenezer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ebenezer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ebenezer Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer 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 Oak Hill in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Oak Hill.

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

  • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Creek
    • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 173 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cherry Creek had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Creek
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ecru had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<2>
  • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 535 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Pontotoc had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<2>
  • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 79 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Sherman had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<2>
  • Blue Springs [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
    • Blue Springs [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Blue Springs had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<2>
  • Furrs [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Furrs
    • Furrs [Pontotoc County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Oak Hill
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Furrs had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Furrs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Furrs
  • Continue List ...
    • Chesterville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterville
      • Chesterville [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 56 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Chesterville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterville
    • Wallerville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallerville
      • Wallerville [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Oak Hill
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 120 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wallerville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallerville
    • Ingomar [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingomar
      • Ingomar [Union County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ingomar had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingomar
    • Chiwapa [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chiwapa
      • Chiwapa [Pontotoc County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Oak Hill
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chiwapa had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chiwapa have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chiwapa
    • Macedonia [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Lee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Oak Hill
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Macedonia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia
    • Fairview [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Oak Hill
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Ellistown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellistown
      • Ellistown [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 75 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ellistown had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellistown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellistown
    • Algoma [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algoma
      • Algoma [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Oak Hill
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 65 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 689 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Algoma had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algoma have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algoma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algoma<2>
    • Birmingham [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
      • Birmingham [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Oak Hill
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Birmingham had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Pontotoc County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Oak Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3229, Longitude: -88.9473       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<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 Oak Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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