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Welcome to Young ...

Young is located in Pearl River County<1>.

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

Young is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Young: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Young ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Young - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana (3), Michigan, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Young ...

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

  • Wiggins [Stone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wiggins
    • Wiggins [Stone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wiggins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wiggins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wiggins<6>
  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,780 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplarville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplarville<6>
  • Purvis [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Purvis
    • Purvis [Lamar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,398 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Purvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Purvis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Purvis<6>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Young
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,242 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carnes [Forrest County]
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      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Young
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Young
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • McLaurin [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLaurin
      • McLaurin [Forrest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Young
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLaurin
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Young
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Young
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Young ...

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

Adding Young to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Young in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Young was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Pearl River County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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 Pearl River, 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 Young - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Young) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Young. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9980, Longitude: -89.3692       In this case, the coordinates for Young have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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