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

Nearest Medium City 67 miles NE of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City92 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Pike County
Standard Zip Codes39648
P.O. Box Zip Codes39649
Phone Area Codes601,769
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Mccomb Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

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
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
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mccomb, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bacots (39648)

Barto (39648)

Bear Town (39648)

Holmesville (39648)

Progress (39648)

South Mccomb (39648)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Mccomb Public Libraries

Pike-amite-walthall Library System
1022 VIRGINIA AVENUE MCCOMB, MS 39648 (31.244284, -90.466751)
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
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Mccomb Public Schools

Denman Junior High School
1211 Louisiana Ave
(601) 684-2387
Total Enrollment 395
Kennedy Elementary School
207 South Myrtle St
(601) 684-2889
Total Enrollment 269
Mccomb Middle School
1000 Elmwood St
(601) 684-2038
Total Enrollment 664
Otken Elementary School
401 Montana Ave
(601) 684-3749
Total Enrollment 673
Mccomb High School
310 Seventh St
(601) 684-5678
Total Enrollment 714
Business & Technology Complex
1003 Virginia Ave
(601) 684-5288

Mccomb Private Schools

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