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Welcome to Shivers ...

Shivers is located in Simpson County<1>.

Shivers is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Shivers: (601) & (769)<3>

Adding Shivers 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 Shivers 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 Shivers 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 Shivers on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Shivers ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Shivers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<6>
  • Mendenhall [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendenhall
    • Mendenhall [Simpson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Shivers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,387 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendenhall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendenhall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendenhall<6>
  • Monticello [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Shivers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,472 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<6>
  • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prentiss
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Shivers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • D'Lo [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
      • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
    • New Hebron [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hebron
      • New Hebron [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hebron have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hebron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hebron<6>
    • Georgetown [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Copiah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Creek
      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<6>
    • Braxton [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braxton
      • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Shivers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shivers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Simpson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shivers. 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 Simpson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shivers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shivers) 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 Shivers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shivers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shivers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7965, Longitude: -89.9876    
<5>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.
<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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