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Welcome to Speedtown ...

Speedtown is located in Covington County<1>.

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

Speedtown is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Speedtown: (601) and (769)<4>

Websites for Speedtown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

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

Communities near Speedtown ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Speedtown
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Speedtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Speedtown
    • 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<6>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Speedtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Speedtown
      • 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>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Speedtown
      • 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]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Speedtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
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    • Mize [Smith County]
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      • Mize [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Speedtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Speedtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Speedtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Speedtown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Covington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Speedtown. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Speedtown - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Speedtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Speedtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6307, Longitude: -89.4431       In this case, the coordinates for Speedtown 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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