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Sand Hill, Mississippi
(Rankin County)

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The location of Sand Hill

Welcome to Sand Hill ...

Sand Hill is located in Rankin County.

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

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

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

The ZIP code for Sand Hill: 39161<3>

Communities near Sand Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sand Hill and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Brandon   [Map]   23,999   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Canton   [Map]   12,725   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Flowood   [Map]   9,061   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lena   [Map]   139   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   25,627   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madisonville   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sand Hill ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sand Hill. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Sand Hill.

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

Websites for Sand Hill ...

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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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rankin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sand Hill - 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).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Sand Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sand Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sand Hill) 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 Sand Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sand Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sand Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4871, Longitude: -89.8763     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sand Hill.

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