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Welcome to Ras ...

Ras is located in Jasper County.

Ras is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ras: (601) and (769)<2>

Communities near Ras ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ras and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bay Springs   [Map]   1,738   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Heidelberg   [Map]   684   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hickory   [Map]   526   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louin   [Map]   268   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Montrose   [Map]   136   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Newton   [Map]   3,317   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ras.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ras. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ras. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ras.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ras:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ras ...

Looking for more information about Ras? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ras? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ras, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ras.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ras. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ras. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ras - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ras.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Ras. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ras) 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 Ras. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ras

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ras. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0497, Longitude: -89.1354     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ras.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ras.