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Welcome to Sand Hill ...

Sand Hill is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Sand Hill is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Sand Hill: (601) & (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Sand Hill ...

While we believe that this Sand Hill is located in Jones County, we know of another 4 Mississippi communities named Sand Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Attala, Copiah, Greene and Rankin County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 42 communities that are also named Sand Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (5), Kentucky (4), Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New York (4), North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Sand Hill ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
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    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sand Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,197 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
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    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Sand Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
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    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Sand Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,551 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Sand Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,417 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Sand Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
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      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Sand Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
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    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Sand Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
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    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Sand Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Amy [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
      • Amy [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Sand Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amy
    • Hot Coffee [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hot Coffee
      • Hot Coffee [Covington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Sand Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hot Coffee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sand Hill ...

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

Mentions & References for Sand Hill

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sand Hill. 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 Sand Hill - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sand Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6207, Longitude: -89.2817       In this case, the coordinates for Sand Hill 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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