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Welcome to Sandersville ...

The town of Sandersville is located in Jones County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sandersville has a population of 728 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Sandersville is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sandersville: (601) & (769)<4>

The ZIP code for Sandersville: 39477<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sandersville had an population of 728 people. This is a decrease of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sandersville had a population of 731 people. This makes Sandersville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sandersville represents 0.02% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 731 people, the population of Sandersville decreased 7.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 789 people).

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

Adding Sandersville 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 Sandersville 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 Sandersville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Sandersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Sandersville - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky and Texas.

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

Communities near Sandersville ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Sandersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Sandersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<7>
  • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
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    • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Sandersville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Sandersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
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      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sandersville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Moss [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Sandersville
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
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    • Antioch [Jones County]
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      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Sandersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
    • Stafford Springs [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford Springs
      • Stafford Springs [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Sandersville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford Springs
    • Vernon [Jasper County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon
      • Vernon [Jasper County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Sandersville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandersville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sandersville. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sandersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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 town (such as Sandersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sandersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Sandersville) 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 Sandersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sandersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7867, Longitude: -89.0333    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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