Place Names of Jones County

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Name Type Notes/Information
Albertson Community Named for sawmill owner W.C. Albertson. Extinct. See Community Histories
Alene Community  
Amy Community "A post hamlet in the northern part of Jones County, about 1 mile and 1/2 from the station of Soso on the Laurel branch of the Gulf & Ship Island R.R. and about 12 miles north of Ellisville. Population 1900, 27." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Antioch Community  
Bargain Community "A post office in the northeastern corner of Jones County, about 10 miles northeast of Laurel." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Barkley Store Store  
Barrontown Community  
Basie Branch Stream  
Benson Community  
Big Creek Community Early Community
Big Creek Stream  
Blackburn Community "A station on the New Orleans & North Eastern R.R., in the south part of Jones County, 6 miles southwest of Ellisville, the County seat and nearest banking town." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Blodgett Community  
Bogue Homa Indian Reservation Band of Choctaw Indians
Bonner Community Located at Sandersville
Bonners Store Store Historical - Located at Sandersville
Bush Store Store Historical - Located at Laurel (west)
Calhoun Community  
Clark Store Store Historical - Located at Laurel (west)
Cleo Community "A hamlet in the northwestern part of Jones County, 6 miles east of Laurel. It has rural mail delivery from Laurel. Population in the 1900, 40. " (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Cox Community  
Crab Community "A hamlet of Jones County, 5 miles west of Ellisville, the County seat. It has rural mail delivery from Ellisville." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Crottstown Post Office Historical - Located at Lanham.
Currie Community  
Curtis Community  
Devall Post Office "A post office of Jones County, 12 miles southwest of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Docia Post Office "A post office of Jones County, 12 miles west of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Dollie Community "A hamlet of Jones County, 6 miles northwest of Ellisville. The post office here was discontinued in 1905, and it has rural free delivery from the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Eastabuchie Community  
Eastabutchie Community Settled in the 1800's.
Eastview Community  
Ellisville Community See Community Histories
Ellisville Depot Community  
Ellisville Junction Community Located east of Ellisville.
Contributed by Buster Valentine "Lanham and Ellisville Junction are really one and the same. Lanham is the name given to a side track of the old GM&O Railroad used for timber operations. Ellisville Junction is the name derived from the junction of the Ellisville rail spur with the GM&O Railroad. The junction is at Lanham, thus the name Ellisville Junction. The Spurline Road from Highway 29 at Tallahalla Creek to old Highway 15 is the original rail spur road bed."
Erata Community "A post hamlet in the northeastern part of Jones County, on the New Orleans & Northeastern R.R., 7 miles by rail from Laurel, the nearest banking town. Population in 1900, 51." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Errata Community  
Estabutchie Community "An incorporated post-town on the southern line of Jones County, on the east bank of Leaf river. It is a station on the New Orleans and North Eastern R.R., 8 miles by rail north of Hattiesburg, the nearest banking town. Population in 1900, 400, 51." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Fellowship Post Office "A post office in the southern part of Jones County, located on Tallahalla Creek, 15 miles south of Laurel, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Fergusons Bridge Bridge Historical - Located at Sandersville
Flynt Community Located west of Laurel
Fox Community  
Fuller Community "A post-village in the northeastern part of Jones County, about 14 miles from Ellisville, the County seat. The station of Brady, on the Laurel branch of the Gulf & Ship Island R.R. is the nearest railway point. Population in 1900, 100." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Georges Camp Community Now called SoSo
Gitano Community "A post hamlet in the northwestern part of Jones County, and a station on the Gulf & Ship Island R.R., 12 miles from Laurel, the County seat and nearest banking town. Population in 1900, 20." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Gladys Post Office "A post office of Jones County, situated on the Leaf River, about 15 miles northwest of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Glaston Post Office "A post office of Jones County, 10 miles northeast of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Good Hope Community Early Community
Haney Community "A post office of Jones County." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Harbeson Post Office "A post office of Jones County." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Hawkes Community  
Hebron Community  
Heidelberg SW Community  
Horace Community "A hamlet of Jones County, situated on Tallahoma Creek, 3 miles west of Laurel, the nearest railroad and banking town, and 4 miles north of Ellisville, the County seat. The post office is discontinued, and it now has rural free delivery from Ellisville. " (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Hot Coffee Community  
Hoy Community "A post office of Jones County, on the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City R. R., 4 miles north of Laurel, and 10 miles north of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Jenkins Community  
Johnson Community  
Knights Mill Pond Lake Historical - Located at Soso
Lanham Community Contributed by Buster Valentine "Lanham and Ellisville Junction are really one and the same. Lanham is the name given to a side track of the old GM&O Railroad used for timber operations. Ellisville Junction is the name derived from the junction of the Ellisville rail spur with the GM&O Railroad. The junction is at Lanham, thus the name Ellisville Junction. The Spurline Road from Highway 29 at Tallahalla Creek to old Highway 15 is the original rail spur road bed."
Laurel Community See Community Histories
Leaf River River  
Lick Skillet Community See- Flynt
Little Creek Stream  
Lucky Post Office "A post office of Jones County." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Lux Community extinct
Maybell Post Office "A post office in the western part of Jones County, situated on Leaf river, 2 miles from Ellisville, the County seat and nearest railroad and banking town." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
McGills Bridge Bridge Historical - Located at Heidelberg SW
Melrose Community  
Mico Community "A post-village in the extreme northern part of Jones County, on the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City R. R., 8 miles north of Laurel, the nearest telegraph, express and banking town. Population in 1900, 150." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Mill Creek Community  
Monarch Community Lanham
Moselle Community "A post-hamlet in the southern part of Jones County, on the New Orleans & North Eastern R. R., 10 miles south of Ellisville, the County seat. It has a money order post office. Population in 1900, 73." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907). See Community Histories
Mount Olive Community  
Mount Zion Community  
Myrick Community "A post-hamlet of Jones County, 13 miles northeast of Ellisville, the County seat. Population in 1900, 20 ." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Napeir Post Office "A post office of Jones County, 10 miles southwest of Ellisville, the County seat." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Oak Bowery Community Located at Seminary
Oak Grove Community Located at Ellisville
Ovett Community "A money order post-town, in the southeastern part of Jones County, on the Big Bogue Homo, about 15 miles southeast of Ellisville, the County seat. It is on the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City R. R., and is a prosperous town." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Pecan Grove Community Located at Ellisville
Pendorff Community Located at Laurel West
Pineview Community  
Pinnellville Community "A post-hamlet of Jones County, situated on Rahomo creek, an affluent of the Leaf river, about 10 miles northwest of Ellisville, the county seat and nearest banking town. Population in 1900, 34." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Pleasant Grove Community  
Pleasant Ridge Community Located at Laurel West
Powers Community Located at Laurel East
Queensburg Community Located at Laurel West
Rainey Community Located at Moselle
Reddoch Post Office Historical - Located at Hebron
Rhodes Community  
Sand Hill Community Located at Moselle
Sandersville Community "An incorporated post-town in the northeastern part of Jones County, on the New Orleans & North Eastern R. R., 10 miles northeast of Laurel. The Bank of Sandersville was established in 1905. Lumbering and stock raising are the important industries of the locality. It has a money order post office. Population in 1900, 357." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Sanford Community  
Seminary Community  
Service Community Located at Laurel West
Shady Grove Community Located at Moss
Sharon Community Located at Sandersville
Shelton Community "A post-hamlet of Jones County, 12 miles southwest of Ellisville, the county seat and nearest banking town. Population in 1900, 46." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Soso Community "A station on the Laurel branch of the Gulf & Ship Island R. R., in the northwestern part of Jones County, 10 miles by rail from Laurel, the nearest banking town. It has a money order post office. Population in 1900, 50." (Source: Rowland, Dunbar, ed. 1907)
Springhill Community Located at Laurel East
Strengthford Community  
Summerland Community  
Tallahoma Community  
Tallahoma Creek Creek  
Tawanta Community Located at Ellisville
Taylorsville Community  
Tuckers Community  
Tuckers Crossing Community Located at Laurel East
Tuscanola Community  
Union Community Located at Barrontown
Walters Community Located at Laurel West
Wheelerville Community  
Whitfield Community Located at Ovett



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