A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Plain ...
The location of Plain has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Plain is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Plain lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Plain: (601) and (769)<4>
Websites for Plain ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.rankinchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Plain, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Plain ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Plain - they are located in Massachusetts, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Plain.
Communities near Plain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Plain.
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 Plain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Plain. 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 Plain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plain. See our Newspapers Page for Plain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plain ...
Looking for more information about Plain? 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 Plain, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Plain.
Adding Plain to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Plain in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Plain was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Plain on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022