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(Lamar County)

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Welcome to Sumrall ...

The town of Sumrall is located in Lamar County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sumrall has a population of 1,867 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Sumrall.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Sumrall: (601) & (769)<4>

The ZIP code for Sumrall: 39482<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sumrall had an population of 1,867 people. This is an increase of 31.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 85.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumrall had a population of 1,421 people. This makes Sumrall the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sumrall represents 0.05% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 135th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,421 people, the population of Sumrall increased 41.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,005 people).

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

Adding Sumrall 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 Sumrall 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 Sumrall elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sumrall on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sumrall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Sumrall: This one is located in Lamar County and the other is located in Clarke County.

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

Communities near Sumrall ...

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

  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Sumrall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<7>
  • Petal [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal [Forrest County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Sumrall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<7>
  • Columbia [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Sumrall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<7>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Sumrall
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Sumrall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<7>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
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      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Sumrall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Lux [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
      • Lux [Covington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Sumrall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lux
    • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
      • West Hattiesburg [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Sumrall
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hattiesburg
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Sumrall
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola
    • Purvis [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
      • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the southeast of Sumrall
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumrall ...

Looking for more information about Sumrall? 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 Sumrall, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sumrall.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Lamar County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lamar County: www.lamarcounty.com/

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 Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sumrall.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sumrall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Sumrall). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sumrall or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Sumrall) 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 Sumrall. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sumrall

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumrall. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4190, Longitude: -89.5458    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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