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Welcome to Summit ...
When the people of Summit refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Summitite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Summit has a population of 1,570 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Summit.
Summit is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Summit lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Summit: (601) & (769)<5>
The ZIP code for Summit: 39666<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Summit had an population of 1,570 people. This is a decrease of 7.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.94% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Summit had a population of 1,705 people. This makes Summit the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Summit represents 0.06% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,705 people, the population of Summit increased 19.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,428 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Summit.
Adding Summit 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 Summit 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 Summit elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Summit on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Summit on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Summit ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 170 communities that are also named Summit - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (8), Colorado (2), Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (7), Iowa (4), Kansas (5), Kentucky (5), Louisiana, Maine (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (10), Minnesota (3), Missouri (3), Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada (4), New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (5), North Carolina (4), Ohio (11), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (16), Quebec (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (6), Virginia (5), Washington (4), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin (5) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Summit.
Communities near Summit ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Summit.
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 Summit. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Summit.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Summit. 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 Summit.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Summit. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Summit.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summit ...
Looking for more information about Summit? 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 Summit, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Summit.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Summit. 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/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021