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Welcome to Smithburg ...

Smithburg is located in Pike County<1>.

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

Smithburg is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Smithburg: (601) & (769)<4>

Adding Smithburg 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 Smithburg 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 Smithburg 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 Smithburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Smithburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Smithburg - they are located in New Jersey and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Smithburg ...

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

  • McComb [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McComb
    • McComb [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Smithburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,013 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McComb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McComb<6>
  • Franklinton [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinton
    • Franklinton [Washington Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Smithburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,745 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklinton<6>
  • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<6>
  • Magnolia [Pike County]
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    • Magnolia [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Smithburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tylertown [Walthall County]
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      • Tylertown [Walthall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Smithburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tylertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tylertown<6>
    • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangipahoa
      • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Smithburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangipahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangipahoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangipahoa<6>
    • Osyka [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osyka
      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Smithburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<6>
    • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Hermon
      • Mount Hermon [Washington Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Smithburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Hermon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Hermon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Hermon<6>
    • Sunny Hill [Washington Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunny Hill
      • Sunny Hill [Washington Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Smithburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Hill
    • Holmesville [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmesville
      • Holmesville [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Smithburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmesville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smithburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pike County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ms.us/

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 Pike, 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 Smithburg - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smithburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smithburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0285, Longitude: -90.2904       In this case, the coordinates for Smithburg 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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