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The location of Union









Welcome to Union ...

Union is located in Jones County.

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

Union is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Union ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Union and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Ellisville   [Map]   4,549   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hattiesburg   [Map]   46,377   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Laurel   [Map]   18,493   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lux   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mulberry   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Petal   [Map]   10,633   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Union ...

While we believe that this Union is located in Jones County, we know of another 5 Mississippi communities named Union. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Lee, Neshoba, Simpson and Smith County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 121 communities that are also named Union - they are located in Alabama (10), Arizona, Arkansas (5), California (3), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (10), Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (6), Texas (9), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington (2), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (3).

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

See 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 Union. 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 Union. 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 Union.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Union:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union ...

Looking for more information about Union? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

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

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<3>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4793, Longitude: -89.2012     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union.

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