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Welcome to Service ...

Service is located in Jones County<1>.

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

Service is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Service ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Service - they are located in Alabama, Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near Service ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Service
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<6>
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Service
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Service
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Service
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heidelberg
      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Service
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<6>
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Service
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Moss [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss
      • Moss [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Service
      • Moss has also been known as:
      • Mossville
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    • Stringer [Jasper County]
    • Antioch [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antioch
      • Antioch [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Service ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Jones County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Service. 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 Service - 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 '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- Service) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Service. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7357, Longitude: -89.2234       In this case, the coordinates for Service 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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