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Welcome to Wortham ...

Wortham is located in Harrison County<1>.

Wortham is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Wortham lies within the (228) area code.

Adding Wortham 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 Wortham 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 Wortham elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Wortham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wortham - they are located in Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near Wortham ...

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

  • Gulfport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
    • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Wortham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulfport<4>
  • Biloxi [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biloxi
    • Biloxi [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Wortham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biloxi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biloxi<4>
  • Long Beach [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Wortham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<4>
  • D'Iberville [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Iberville
    • D'Iberville [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Wortham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,012 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Iberville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Iberville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for D'Iberville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Diamondhead [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondhead
      • Diamondhead [Hancock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Wortham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamondhead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondhead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondhead<4>
    • Pass Christian [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pass Christian
      • Pass Christian [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Wortham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,307 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pass Christian have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pass Christian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pass Christian<4>
    • Saucier [Harrison County]
    • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine Community
      • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Wortham
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lorraine Community have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Coalville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Wortham
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
    • McHenry [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McHenry
      • McHenry [Stone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Wortham
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wortham ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Harrison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/

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 Harrison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wortham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wortham) 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 Wortham. 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 Wortham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wortham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5549, Longitude: -89.1391    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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