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Overview

Introduction to McComb, Mississippi

McComb, Mississippi, in Pike county, is located 67 miles NE of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center) and is 92 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana.

McComb History

The city of McComb was named after Col. Henry McComb, the president of the Jackson and Great Northern Railroad. McComb was founded in the year 1872. The first voter registration project took place in this city. Rail roads were built on land purchased for the purpose, and extended to the nearby communities of Elizabeth town, Burglund, and Harvey town.

McComb and nearby Attractions

  • Percy Quin State Park
  • Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
  • Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime
  • Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens
  • Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Things To Do In McComb

Lying on a historical bed of ancient Indian civilization, the city of McComb consist of several historic sites and parks for the visitors to take a look around. Grand Village of the Natchez Indians and the Louisiana Art & Science Museum are the two sites where tourists can learn more about the history of the city. The Percy Quin State Park occupies 1,700 acres of land with facilities for camping,swimming, boating, and fishing. Tourists can also enjoy the local festivals that the natives celebrate all round the year.

McComb Transportation

One can avail air transportation from the Jackson International Airport.

McComb Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Copiah - Lincoln Community College, Louisiana Technical College, and Southwest Mississippi Community College.

Mccomb Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pike County
Standard Zip Codes39648
P.O. Box Zip Codes39649
Phone Area Codes601,769
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.24
Approximate Longitude-90.46

Mccomb Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMCCOMB PIKE CO AP
Distance4.2 miles
Jan Temp38 to 59 F
Apr Temp53 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip64.5 inches
StationTYLERTOWN 2 WNW
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp39 to 60 F
Apr Temp54 to 77 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp55 to 80 F
Annual Precip63.7 inches
StationFRANKLINTON 3 SW
Distance33.6 miles
Jan Temp38 to 61 F
Apr Temp53 to 79 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 81 F
Annual Precip64.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookhaven12,418$40,018
Liberty855$48,000
Magnolia1,987$37,768
Osyka420$33,750
Summit2,210$27,173
Tylertown1,750$33,092

Mccomb Public Libraries

Pike-amite-walthall Library System
1022 VIRGINIA AVENUE
Mccomb, Mississippi
(601) 684-2661

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Mccomb Hospitals

Southwest Ms Regional Medical Center
(Government - District/authority)
215 Marion Avenue
(601) 249-5500

Mccomb Public Schools

Mccomb High School
310 Seventh Street
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-5678
High
Total Enrollment 740
Business & Technology Complex
1003 Virginia Avenue
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-5288
High
Mccomb Middle School
1000 Elmwood Street
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-2038
Middle
Total Enrollment 598
Otken Elementary School
401 Montana Avenue
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-3749
Primary
Total Enrollment 755
Kennedy Elementary School
207 S Myrtle Street
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-2889
Primary
Total Enrollment 254
Denman Junior High School
1211 Louisiana Avenue
ZIP: 39648
(601) 684-2387
Middle
Total Enrollment 396

Mccomb Private Schools

South Mccomb Baptist Kindergarten
339 24th St
ZIP: 39648
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
St Alphonsus Elementary School
104 S 5th St
ZIP: 39648
Elementary
Total Enrollment 111
Parklane Academy
1115 Parklane Dr
ZIP: 39648
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 925
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