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Summit, Mississippi

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The location of Summit

Welcome to Summit ...

The town of Summit is located in Pike County.

The location of Summit has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Summit refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Summitite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Summit has a population of 1,591 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Telephone area codes for Summit: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 1,428 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Summit had an population of 1,591 people. This is a decrease of 6.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.41% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Summit.

Communities near Summit ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Magnolia   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the South (S) of Summit

Osyka   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Summit

Bacots   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Summit

McElveen   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Summit

Located in Amite County

Holmesville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Summit

Brookhaven   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Summit

Located in Lincoln County

Cobbs   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) of Summit

Located in Lincoln County

Sartinville   [Map]

Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of Summit

Located in Walthall County

Liberty   [Map]

Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Summit

Located in Amite County

Tylertown   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Summit

Located in Walthall County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Summit.

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Summit. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Summit. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Pike County

About Mississippi

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:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Summit refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Summit may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Summit.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Summit) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Summit. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2807, Longitude: -90.4667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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