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Welcome to Seminary ...

The town of Seminary is located in Covington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Seminary has a population of 284 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

Area codes for Seminary: (601) and (769)<5>

Websites for Seminary ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Seminary, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seminary had an population of 284 people. This is a decrease of 9.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seminary had a population of 314 people. This makes Seminary the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Seminary represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 314 people, the population of Seminary decreased 6.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 335 people).

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

Adding Seminary 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 Seminary 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 Seminary elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Seminary ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Seminary - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Seminary ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Seminary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<7>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Seminary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<7>
  • Collins [Covington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins [Covington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Seminary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumrall
    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Seminary
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Seminary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 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<7>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Seminary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Seminary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Seminary
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northwest of Seminary
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Seminary
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seminary ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Covington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seminary. 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 Covington, 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 Seminary.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seminary - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Seminary) 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 Seminary. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Seminary

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seminary. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5584, Longitude: -89.4941       In this case, the coordinates for Seminary 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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