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Welcome to Palmers Crossing ...

Palmers Crossing is located in Forrest County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Palmers Crossing: Palmers Xing.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Palmers Crossing for more information about variations on the name of Palmers Crossing.

Palmers Crossing is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Palmers Crossing: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities near Palmers Crossing ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
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    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Augusta [Perry County]
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      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Palmers Crossing
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<6>
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
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      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Palmers Crossing
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Goodluck [Forrest County]
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      • Goodluck [Forrest County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Palmers Crossing
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    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
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      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Palmers Crossing
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    • Lux [Covington County]
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      • Lux [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Palmers Crossing
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    • Wingate [Perry County]
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      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Palmers Crossing
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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 Palmers Crossing. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palmers Crossing.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmers Crossing ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Forrest County: www.co.forrest.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 Forrest, 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 Palmers Crossing - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palmers Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmers Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2824, Longitude: -89.2756       In this case, the coordinates for Palmers Crossing 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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