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Welcome to Raymond ...
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.
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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Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021