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"The Hub City"

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.

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39401, 39402

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Hattiesburg is approximately 44,080 (1996), 45989 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 17,675 (1990), 18501 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hattiesburg is 65.841 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.501 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hattiesburg to Washington DC is 887 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 87 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hattiesburg is positioned 31.31 degrees north of the equator and 89.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Hattiesburg location: in southeast Mississippi, 60 miles from the Gulf coast. It is less than 100 miles from the state capital. Here is a map page for Hattiesburg.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Hattiesburg is temperate. There is an annual average humidity of 74 percent. Summers are warm and winters aren't too cold.
Hattiesburg average annual rainfall is 60 inches per year
The average low temperature is (winter) 18 (summer) 66 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (winter) 73 (summer) 94 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

Hattiesburg history:

Captain William H. Hardy, a local lumberman and civil engineer is credited with the founding of Hattiesburg in 1882. The area was prosperous and grew with many new settlers, mainly the Scotch, Irish and English. The city was incorporated as a town in 1884 and called Twin Forks. Next it was known as Gordonville. The third name came from the founder, Captain Hardy, who named it after is wife, Hattie.

A history page for Hattiesburg.

Take this historic tour of Hattiesburg through its first 50 years with photos and information.
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Hattiesburg attractions:

Learn more about Hattiesburg from the Area Development Partnership (ADP)

The Hattiesburg Zoo at Kamper Park.
107 S 17th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-6128
Phone: 601-545-4576

Do the Zoo! from Hattiesburg ADP with pictures and information.

Learn about nearby Camp Shelby

Hattiesburg is known as the Hub City because of its location at the juncture of Interstate 59 and U.S. Highways 49, 98 and 11.

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