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Welcome to Raymond ...

The city of Raymond is located in Hinds County<1> and is the County Seat for Hinds County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Raymond has a population of 2,115 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Raymond.

Raymond is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Raymond: (601) & (769)<5>

Websites for Raymond ...

Official Website: www.raymondms.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Raymond had an population of 2,115 people. This is an increase of 9.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Raymond had a population of 1,933 people. This makes Raymond the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Raymond represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 110th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,933 people, the population of Raymond increased 16.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,664 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Raymond.

Adding Raymond to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Raymond in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Raymond elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Raymond on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Raymond on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Raymond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Raymond - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Raymond ...

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

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Raymond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<7>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Raymond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<7>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Raymond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeland
    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Raymond
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byram
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<7>
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,380 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<7>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richland
      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
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      • Crystal Springs [Copiah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Springs<7>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<7>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Raymond
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Raymond. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Raymond.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Raymond ...

Looking for more information about Raymond? 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 Raymond, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Raymond.

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The official website for Raymond: www.raymondms.com/

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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 Hinds, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Raymond.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Raymond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Raymond) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Raymond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Raymond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Raymond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2611, Longitude: -90.4082       In this case, the coordinates for Raymond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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