Laurel Jones County, Mississippi

Laurel: City in Mississippi, United States of America

About

Laurel is a city located in the county of Jones in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,540 and a population density of 433 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,197 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1881.

Laurel Quick Facts

Population : 18,197 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Jones County
Postal code : 39440–39443
Phone Area Codes : 601
Area : 42.83 km2
Altitude : 269 feet / 82 meters
Capital city : Laurel is capital of Jones County
Establishment : January 01, 1882 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:29:41 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 425 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 47℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Laurel locator map
Location of Laurel on Mississippi map.
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LaurelMississippiTrainStation
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Geography

Laurel is located at 31°41'39"N 89°7'50"W (31.6940500, -89.1306100).

Laurel map

Weather

Laurel forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Southwest wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Laurel decreased by 1.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,540 - census
2011 18,487 -0.29% estimation process
2012 18,679 1.03% estimation process
2013 18,731 0.28% estimation process
2014 18,694 -0.2% estimation process
2015 18,675 -0.1% estimation process
2016 18,592 -0.45% estimation process
2017 18,474 -0.64% estimation process
2018 18,449 -0.14% estimation process
2019 18,338 -0.61% estimation process
2020 18,197 -0.77% estimation process

Laurel zip code is 39440. County name: Jones, County fips: 28067

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Local Places in Laurel

1 City of Laurel Public Works
Rating: 3 (4)

Address: 2504 Moose Dr, Laurel, MS 39440 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16014286455 🔗 Url

2 Laurel City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 401 N 5th Ave, Laurel, MS 39440 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16014286401 🔗 Url

Laurel City Hall
3 Laurel City Council Clerk

Address: 401 N 5th Ave, Laurel, MS 39440 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16014286444 🔗 Url

4 Laurel City Business License

Address: 401 N 5th Ave, Laurel, MS 39440 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Laurel (58)

People born in Laurel, including football player Jason Campbell, soprano Leontyne Price, football player, running back Clinton Portis, you can see a list of people who born in Laurel.

  • Lance Bass (American singer and actor) he was born in 04/05/1979
  • Ralph Boston (Olympic athlete) he was born in 09/05/1939
  • Chip Pickering (American politician) he was born in 10/08/1963
  • Marsha Blackburn (United States Senator from Tennessee) she was born in 06/06/1952
  • Mundell Lowe (American jazz guitarist (1922-2017)) he was born in 21/04/1922
  • Lee Calhoun (athletics competitor) he was born in 23/02/1933
  • Ray Walston (American actor and comedian) he was born in 02/12/1914
  • Sam Myers (American blues musician and songwriter) he was born in 19/02/1936
  • Charles McGhee (American musician) he was born in 10/10/1942
  • Robert Hyatt (American computer scientist and programmer) he was born in 18/03/1948
  • Mary Elizabeth Ellis (American actress) she was born in 11/05/1979
  • Michael Parker (politician) he was born in 31/10/1949
  • Ben Thigpen (American jazz musician) he was born in 16/11/1908
  • Eric L. Harry (American lawyer) he was born in 02/12/1958
  • Mark A. Landis (painter and forger famous for donating forgeries to museums) he was born in 10/03/1955
  • Kenny Payne (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 25/11/1966
  • Bobby Dickerson (baseball coach) he was born in 04/09/1965
  • Mary Mills (American golfer) she was born in 19/01/1940

Schools in Laurel

College & universities near Laurel, MS

Code Name City ZIP
176062 Mississippi College of Beauty Culture Laurel (MS) 39440

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Laurel, MS

Code Name Address Type
LAU Laurel station 230 North Maple Street RAIL
HBI Hattiesburg, MS 7297 US Highway 49 BUS
HBG Hattiesburg station 308 Newman St. RAIL
MEI Union Station 1901 Front Street RAIL

Post offices near Laurel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Laurel Post Office Laurel (MS) 39440

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Jones County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jones County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Ellisville 4,551 City in Mississippi, United States
Sandersville 721 Human settlement in Jones County, Mississippi, United States of America
Soso 396 Town in Jones County, Mississippi, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Laurel distances to largest Mississippi cities