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Welcome to Wayside ...

Wayside is located in Washington County<1>.

The location of Wayside has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Wayside is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Wayside lies within the (662) area code.

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

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

Communities Also Named Wayside ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Wayside - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wayside ...

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

  • Greenville [Washington County]
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    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Wayside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Leland [Washington County]
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    • Leland [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Wayside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,766 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland<5>
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Wayside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollandale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale<5>
  • Lake Village [Chicot County]
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    • Lake Village [Chicot County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Wayside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,194 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Village<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eudora [Chicot County]
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      • Eudora [Chicot County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Wayside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,903 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eudora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eudora<5>
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
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      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Wayside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Arcola [Washington County]
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      • Arcola [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Wayside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Wayside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Byrne City [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byrne City
      • Byrne City [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Wayside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byrne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byrne City
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Wayside
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wayside ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wayside. 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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wayside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Wayside) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wayside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2690, Longitude: -91.0337       In this case, the coordinates for Wayside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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