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Orange Grove, Mississippi
(Jackson County)

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Welcome to Orange Grove ...

Orange Grove is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Orange Grove: Orange Grv.

Orange Grove is near sea level<3>.

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

Orange Grove lies within the (228) area code.

Adding Orange Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Orange Grove in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Orange Grove elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Orange Grove on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Orange Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Orange Grove: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Harrison County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 8 communities that are also named Orange Grove - they are located in Louisiana, Maryland (2), North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Orange Grove ...

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

  • Pascagoula [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pascagoula
    • Pascagoula [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> 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<5>
  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> 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<5>
  • Moss Point [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
    • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> 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<5>
  • 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]<4> 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Escatawpa [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
      • Escatawpa [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> 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
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> 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
    • Grand Bay [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Bay
      • Grand Bay [Mobile County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> 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<5>
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> 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]<4> to the north of Orange Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Point
    • Hickory Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Orange Grove ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

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>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Jackson, 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 Orange 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' 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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).
<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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