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Our Genealogy Helper for Orange Grove ...

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 Orange Grove (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 Orange Grove. 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 Orange Grove ...

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 Orange Grove: Orange Grv.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Orange Grove is located in Jackson 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 Jackson County: Mobile (AL), George, Harrison & Stone.

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

  • Jackson County     (The home county of Orange Grove)
    • Moss Point [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
      • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,350 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moss Point<3>
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Escatawpa [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
      • Escatawpa [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Escatawpa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Escatawpa
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
      • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascagoula
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pascagoula<3>
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coll Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coll Town
    • Big Point [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Point
      • Big Point [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Point
    • Gautier [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
      • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<3>
    • Hickory Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Martin Bluff [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin Bluff
      • Martin Bluff [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin Bluff
    • Vancleave [Jackson County]
    • Fountainebleau [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountainebleau
      • Fountainebleau [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountainebleau
    • Hurley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
      • Hurley [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the north of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurley<3>
    • Wade [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wade
      • Wade [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wade
  • George County
    • Agricola [George County]
    • Lucedale [George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucedale
      • Lucedale [George County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucedale<3>
  • Harrison County
    • Biloxi [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biloxi
      • Biloxi [Harrison County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biloxi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biloxi<3>
    • D'Iberville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Iberville
      • D'Iberville [Harrison County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Iberville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Iberville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for D'Iberville<3>
    • Beauvoir [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauvoir
      • Beauvoir [Harrison County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauvoir
    • Gulfport [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
      • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 71,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulfport<3>
  • Baldwin County (AL)
    • Fort Morgan [Baldwin County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Morgan
      • Fort Morgan [Baldwin County] was located 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Morgan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fort Morgan:
      • Fort Bowyer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Morgan<3>
    • Point Clear [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Clear
      • Point Clear [Baldwin County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Clear have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Clear
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Clear<3>
    • Fairhope [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairhope
      • Fairhope [Baldwin County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,677 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairhope<3>
    • Montrose [Baldwin County]
    • Daphne [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daphne
      • Daphne [Baldwin County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daphne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daphne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daphne<3>
    • Spanish Fort [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Fort
      • Spanish Fort [Baldwin County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2015: 8,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Fort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spanish Fort<3>
    • Magnolia Springs [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia Springs
      • Magnolia Springs [Baldwin County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia Springs<3>
  • Mobile County (AL)
    • Grand Bay [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bay
      • Grand Bay [Mobile County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Bay<3>
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
      • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<3>
    • Coden [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coden
      • Coden [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coden<3>
    • Saint Elmo [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Elmo
      • Saint Elmo [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Elmo
    • Irvington [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvington
      • Irvington [Mobile County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<3>
    • Theodore [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theodore
      • Theodore [Mobile County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Theodore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Theodore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Theodore<3>
    • Alabama Port [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama Port
      • Alabama Port [Mobile County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabama Port have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabama Port
    • Tillmans Corner [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillmans Corner
      • Tillmans Corner [Mobile County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillmans Corner
    • Bellefontaine [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellefontaine
      • Bellefontaine [Mobile County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellefontaine
    • Mon Louis [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mon Louis
      • Mon Louis [Mobile County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mon Louis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mon Louis
    • Dauphin Island [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dauphin Island
      • Dauphin Island [Mobile County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Orange Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,335 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dauphin Island
    • Country Club Village [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Club Village
      • Country Club Village [Mobile County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Club Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Club Village
    • Fort Gaines [Mobile County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Gaines
      • Fort Gaines [Mobile County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Orange Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Gaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

Newspapers Published in Orange Grove ...

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 31 newspapers that have been published in the area around Orange Grove.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Orange Grove, there are papers which were published within 25 miles [40.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Orange Grove.

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 professional and volunteer websites 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 Orange Grove:

  • 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 Alabama
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Orange Grove ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Orange Grove.

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 Orange Grove covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Orange Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Orange Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Orange Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove Cemetery
  • Kivisto Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kivisto Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kivisto Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kivisto Cemetery
  • Macpelah Cemetery
  • Zion Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zion Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Cemetery
  • Memorial Gardens Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Memorial Gardens Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Memorial Gardens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memorial Gardens Cemetery
  • Dees Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dees Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dees Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dees Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • First MB Church Cemetery
    • Evergreen Memorial Gardens
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Memorial Gardens
    • St. Paul Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Paul Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Paul Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Paul Cemetery
    • Old Spanish Fort Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Spanish Fort Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Spanish Fort Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Spanish Fort Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Orange Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Spanish Fort Cemetery
    • Griffin Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Griffin Cemetery
      • Griffin Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin Cemetery
    • Greenwood Cemetery
    • Evergreen Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evergreen Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Evergreen Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Evergreen Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Orange Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen Cemetery
    • Piner McGrew Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Piner McGrew Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Piner McGrew Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Piner McGrew Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piner McGrew Cemetery
    • Grand Bay Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grand Bay Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grand Bay Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Grand Bay Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bay 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Orange Grove had a post office and railroad service.

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

  • Orange Grove [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
    • Orange Grove [Jackson County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Orange Grove
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Orange Grove had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
  • Moss Point [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
    • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,750 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,350 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Moss Point had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moss Point<3>
  • Escatawpa [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
    • Escatawpa [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Escatawpa had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Escatawpa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Escatawpa
  • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Orange Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,699 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pascagoula had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pascagoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pascagoula<3>
  • Grand Bay [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bay
    • Grand Bay [Mobile County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 85 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Bay<3>
  • Fernland [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fernland
    • Fernland [Mobile County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fernland had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fernland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fernland
  • Continue List ...
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
      • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 35 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<3>
    • Coden [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coden
      • Coden [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 51 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Coden had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coden<3>
    • Three Rivers [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Rivers
      • Three Rivers [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Orange Grove
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Three Rivers had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Rivers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Rivers
    • Saint Elmo [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Elmo
      • Saint Elmo [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 126 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Vancleave [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vancleave
      • Vancleave [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 250 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vancleave had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vancleave
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vancleave<3>
    • Fort Bayou [Jackson County] - Historic
      • While Fort Bayou was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Bayou
      • Fort Bayou [Jackson County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Bayou had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Bayou have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fowl River [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowl River
      • Fowl River [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Orange Grove
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fowl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fowl River
    • Theodore [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theodore
      • Theodore [Mobile County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 277 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Theodore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Theodore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Theodore<3>
    • Ocean Springs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Springs
      • Ocean Springs [Jackson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Orange Grove
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,148 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,862 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ocean Springs had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Springs<3>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Orange Grove ...

While our initial data about Orange Grove came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Orange Grove in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Orange Grove.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Note for Orange Grove:
Services available at that time (1895): had a Railroad Station, Express Office

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Orange Grove. See our Misc Page for Orange Grove for more information.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Orange Grove) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Orange Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4208, Longitude: -88.4586       In this case, the coordinates for Orange Grove 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 Orange Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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