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Welcome to Powers ...

Powers is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Powers is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Powers: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Powers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Powers - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Powers ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Powers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Powers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Sandersville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Powers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Powers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Antioch [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Powers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
    • Moss [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Powers
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss
    • Amy [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
      • Amy [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Powers
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    • Vernon [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Jasper County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Powers
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Stafford Springs [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford Springs
      • Stafford Springs [Jasper County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Powers
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford Springs

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Powers. 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 Jones, 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 Powers - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Powers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6979, Longitude: -89.0687       In this case, the coordinates for Powers 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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