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Welcome to Penantly ...

Penantly is located in Jasper County<1>.

Penantly was settled in 1896.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Penantly: Named for nearby Penantly Creek.

Penantly is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Penantly: (601) and (769)<3>

Adding Penantly 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 Penantly 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 Penantly 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 Penantly on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Penantly ...

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

  • Newton [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Penantly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<6>
  • Decatur [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
    • Decatur [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Penantly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<6>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Penantly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Stonewall [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewall
    • Stonewall [Clarke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Penantly
    • Estimated population in 2019: 975 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewall
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<6>
    • Hickory [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
      • Hickory [Newton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
    • Enterprise [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
      • Enterprise [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
    • Chunky [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chunky
      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<6>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Penantly
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penantly ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Jasper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Penantly. 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 Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penantly - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Penantly) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penantly. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1571, Longitude: -89.0530    
<5>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.
<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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