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Welcome to Palestine ...

Palestine is located in Pearl River County<1>.

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

Palestine is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Palestine ...

While we believe that this Palestine is located in Pearl River County, we know of another 3 Mississippi communities named Palestine. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clay, Hinds and Yalobusha County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 34 communities that are also named Palestine - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (5), Texas (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Palestine ...

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

  • Slidell [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slidell
    • Slidell [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Palestine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,633 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slidell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slidell<6>
  • Bogalusa [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogalusa
    • Bogalusa [Washington Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Palestine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogalusa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogalusa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogalusa<6>
  • Picayune [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Picayune
    • Picayune [Pearl River County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Palestine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Picayune have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Picayune
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Picayune<6>
  • Abita Springs [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abita Springs
    • Abita Springs [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Palestine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,614 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abita Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abita Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abita Springs<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
      • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Palestine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,610 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<6>
    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun
      • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Palestine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<6>
    • Nicholson [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholson
      • Nicholson [Pearl River County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Palestine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholson
    • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Palestine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talisheek
      • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Palestine
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talisheek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talisheek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talisheek<6>
    • Bush [Saint Tammany Parish]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palestine ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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 Pearl River, 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 Palestine - 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 '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- Palestine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palestine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5324, Longitude: -89.7303       In this case, the coordinates for Palestine 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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