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Welcome to Sumrall ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Sumrall, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1892.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sumrall has a population of 1,861 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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 1,861 people. This is an increase of 30.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 85.17% 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 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 (which had a count of 1,005 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sumrall ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Petal
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
    • Petal is located in Forrest County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,692 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal <6>
  • Columbia
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Collins
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collins
    • Collins is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,417 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins <6>
  • Seminary
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seminary
    • Seminary is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary <6>
  • Bassfield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
    • Bassfield is located in Jefferson Davis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 206 people
  • Lux
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lux
    • Lux is located in Covington County
  • West Hattiesburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hattiesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hattiesburg
    • West Hattiesburg is located in Lamar County
  • Kola
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
    • Kola is located in Covington County
  • Williamsburg
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg is located in Covington County

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.

Adding Sumrall to Our Gazetteer ...

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sumrall was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Sumrall post office opened in 1892.

We also found Sumrall on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sumrall.

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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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