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Welcome to Ovett ...

Ovett is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Ovett is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities near Ovett ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ovett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ovett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ovett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
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    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Ovett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Richton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
      • Richton [Perry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ovett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<6>
    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ovett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<6>
    • Antioch [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Ovett
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    • Mulberry [Wayne County]
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      • Mulberry [Wayne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Ovett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodluck
      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Ovett
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    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Ovett
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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 Ovett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ovett.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ovett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Jones, 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 Ovett - 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' (or 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- Ovett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ovett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4854, Longitude: -89.0328       In this case, the coordinates for Ovett 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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