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Welcome to Hattiesburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hattiesburg has a population of 45,863 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Hattiesburg.
Hattiesburg is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hattiesburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Hattiesburg: (601) & (769)<4>
The ZIP code for Hattiesburg: 39401<5>
Websites for Hattiesburg ...
Official Website: www.hattiesburgms.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hattiesburg had an population of 45,863 people. This is a decrease of 0.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.42% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hattiesburg had a population of 45,989 people (or 61.37% of the total population of Forrest County). This makes Hattiesburg the county's most populous community.
The population of Hattiesburg represents 1.55% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 45,989 people, the population of Hattiesburg increased 2.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 44,779 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hattiesburg.
Adding Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Hattiesburg on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hattiesburg on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Hattiesburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hattiesburg.
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 Hattiesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hattiesburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hattiesburg. 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 Hattiesburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hattiesburg. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hattiesburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hattiesburg ...
Looking for more information about Hattiesburg? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Hattiesburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hattiesburg.
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The official website for Hattiesburg: www.hattiesburgms.com/
The official website for Forrest County: www.co.forrest.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021