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Welcome to Verba ...

So far, we have found very little information about Verba. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Verba to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Verba, please Contact Us.


Verba would have been located within present day Jasper County<2>.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Verba is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Verba was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Verba would have been located in the (601) & (769)<4> area codes.

Communities near Verba ...

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

  • Newton [Newton County]
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    • Newton [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Verba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newton<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
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    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Verba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs<7>
  • Hickory [Newton County]
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    • Hickory [Newton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Verba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Lake [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake
    • Lake [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Verba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 324 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chunky [Newton County]
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      • Chunky [Newton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Verba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chunky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chunky<7>
    • Louin [Jasper County]
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      • Louin [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Verba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louin
    • Pachuta [Clarke County]
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      • Pachuta [Clarke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Verba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pachuta
    • Montrose [Jasper County]
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      • Montrose [Jasper County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Verba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
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      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Verba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena
    • Garlandsville [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garlandsville
      • Garlandsville [Jasper County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Verba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garlandsville

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

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Verba, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Verba - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Verba) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Verba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Verba

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Verba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1361, Longitude: -89.1742    
<6>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.
<7>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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