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Welcome to Vernon ...

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

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


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

We aren't confident of the location of Vernon, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Vernon is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

If Vernon still existed, it would have been in the (601) & (769)<5> area codes.

Communities Also Named Vernon ...

While we believe that this Vernon is located in Jasper County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Vernon. Those communities are located in the following counties: Madison and Winston County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 49 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Vernon ...

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

  • Laurel [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
  • Bay Springs [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs [Jasper County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> 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>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<7>
  • Sandersville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
    • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Vernon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heidelberg [Jasper County]
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Vernon
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Vernon
      • 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]<6> to the northeast of Vernon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pachuta have been provided by the GNIS.<8> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Vernon
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Vernon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<8> 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 Vernon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Vernon.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Jasper County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Vernon, 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vernon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Vernon) 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 Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vernon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9102, Longitude: -89.1533       In this case, the coordinates for Vernon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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