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Welcome to Turnerville ...

Turnerville is located in Jasper County<1>.

Turnerville was established in 1916.

Turnerville is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Turnerville: (601) & (769)<3>

Adding Turnerville 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 Turnerville 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 Turnerville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Turnerville on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Turnerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Turnerville - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Ontario and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Turnerville ...

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

  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Turnerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<6>
  • Raleigh [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
    • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Turnerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Turnerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Sandersville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Turnerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heidelberg
      • Heidelberg [Jasper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heidelberg<6>
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Louin [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pachuta
      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Montrose [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Turnerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Turnerville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Turnerville. 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 Jasper, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Turnerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Turnerville) 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 Turnerville. 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 Turnerville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turnerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0258, Longitude: -89.2036    
<5>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.
<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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