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Welcome to Zion Hill ...

Zion Hill is located in Amite County<1>.

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

Zion Hill is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Zion Hill: (601) & (769)<4>

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

We also found Zion Hill on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Zion Hill ...

While we believe that this Zion Hill is located in Amite County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Zion Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Simpson and Smith County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 16 communities that are also named Zion Hill - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Zion Hill ...

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

  • Bude [Franklin County]
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    • Bude [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Zion Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bude
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bude<6>
  • Gloster [Amite County]
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    • Gloster [Amite County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Zion Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 869 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloster<6>
  • Liberty [Amite County]
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    • Liberty [Amite County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Zion Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 667 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
  • Roxie [Franklin County]
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    • Roxie [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Zion Hill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roxie<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Meadville [Franklin County]
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      • Meadville [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Zion Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meadville<6>
    • Crosby [Amite County]
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      • Crosby [Amite County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Zion Hill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crosby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crosby<6>
    • Brookside [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Amite County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Zion Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Eddiceton [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddiceton
      • Eddiceton [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Zion Hill
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    • McElveen [Amite County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McElveen
      • McElveen [Amite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Zion Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McElveen
    • Rosetta [Wilkinson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosetta
      • Rosetta [Wilkinson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Zion Hill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosetta

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zion Hill ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zion Hill. 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 Amite, 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 Zion Hill - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zion Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zion Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3149, Longitude: -90.8268       In this case, the coordinates for Zion Hill 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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