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Perkinston, Mississippi
(Stone County)

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Welcome to Perkinston ...

Perkinston is located in Stone County<1>.

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

Perkinston is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Perkinston: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Perkinston ...

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

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

Communities near Perkinston ...

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

  • Wiggins [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiggins
    • Wiggins [Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Perkinston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiggins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiggins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wiggins<6>
  • McHenry [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
    • McHenry [Stone County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Perkinston
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry
  • Saucier [Harrison County]
  • Smith Town [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
    • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Perkinston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wortham [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wortham
      • Wortham [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wortham
    • Carnes [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
    • Lyman [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Harrison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
    • Necaise [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
      • Necaise [Hancock County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necaise
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Coalville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Harrison County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Perkinston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perkinston ...

Looking for more information about Perkinston? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Perkinston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Perkinston.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Perkinston. 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 Stone, 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 Perkinston - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Perkinston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perkinston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7821, Longitude: -89.1381       In this case, the coordinates for Perkinston 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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