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Welcome to Pilgrims Rest ...

So far, we have found very little information about Pilgrims Rest. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Pilgrims Rest to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pilgrims Rest, please Contact Us.


Pilgrims Rest would have been located within present day Attala County<2>.

The location of Pilgrims Rest has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Pilgrims Rest is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Pilgrims Rest was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Pilgrims Rest once stood is in the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Pilgrims Rest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Pilgrims Rest - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Pilgrims Rest ...

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

  • Kosciusko [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kosciusko
    • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Pilgrims Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<6>
  • Vaiden [Carroll County]
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    • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Pilgrims Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vaiden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vaiden<6>
  • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kilmichael
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Pilgrims Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmichael
  • Weir [Choctaw County]
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    • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Pilgrims Rest
    • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ethel [Attala County]
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      • Ethel [Attala County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pilgrims Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
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    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
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      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Pilgrims Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<6>
    • West [Holmes County]
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      • West [Holmes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Pilgrims Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Pilgrims Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Pilgrims Rest
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Pilgrims Rest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Pilgrims Rest, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Attala, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pilgrims Rest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Pilgrims Rest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilgrims Rest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1857, Longitude: -89.5104       In this case, the coordinates for Pilgrims Rest 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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