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The population of Bay Springs is approximately 2,106 (1997), 1786 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 688 (1990), 721 (2010).

The amount of land area in Bay Springs is 18.42 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bay Springs is 14.91 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.089 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bay Springs to Washington DC is 860 miles. The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 60 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bay Springs is positioned 31.98 degrees north of the equator and 89.28 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Bay Springs location: in east-central Mississippi, southwest of Meridian and north of Hattiesburg.

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Climate & Weather

Bay Springs average annual rainfall is 57 inches per year
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History & History Related Items

Bay Springs history:

founded in the 1880's when Joe Blankenship built a sawmill. The mill provided a base for the area economy. The Mobile-Jackson and Kansas City Railroad came through in the early 1900's. It was at that time that L.L. Denson moved here to found the city of Bay Springs in 1904.

The city was named for the natural springs near the center of Bay Springs. A cupola shades the spring today. Here is a history page for Bay Springs.
The incorporation date of Bay Springs: 10 March 1904 (town), 31 December 1996 (city)

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Bay Springs attractions:

Jazz in the Grove
Mississippi's only outdoor jazz festival
held in April each year.

Bay Fest
held the fourth Friday and Saturday of June each year.
Featuring a carnival, rodeo, booths, food, crafts and much more.

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