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Mississippi United States #98 Highway Guide

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0.0
Mississippi/Alabama State Line
US highway 98 crosses over the Mississippi/Alabama state line and continues heading north.
7.2
11.6
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 198
West to Mississippi state highway 63. Also west to the city of Lucedale (Loose-dale), MS. It is home of the annual Christian music festival Praise. The festival is usually held on the third Saturday in October in the Lucedale City Park. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community Collage-George County Center.
7.7
12.4
Junction of Old Mobile Hwy, MS
West to Mississippi state highway 63.
8.8
14.2
Rocky Creek, MS
Crossing Rocky Creek, MS.
9.4
15.2
Rocky Creek, MS
Crossing Rocky Creek, MS.
10.1
16.2
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 63
South to Mississippi state highway 198.
10.6
17.1
Denny Mill Creek, MS
Crossing Denny Mill Creek, MS.
12.6
20.3
Beaverdam Creek, MS
Crossing Beaverdam Creek, MS. Here, fishermen will find a variety of fish including yellow perch, yellow bass and rock bass.
13.0
20.9
Junction of Beaver Dam Rd., MS
South to the city of Lucedale, MS, Mississippi state highways 63 and 198 and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College-George County Center.
14.0
22.6
Big Creek, MS
Crossing Big Creek, MS.
14.6
23.5
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 63
South to Mississippi state highway 26. Also south to the county of George, MS. It is a dry county - meaning no alcohol in this county.
16.5
26.6
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 198
South to the city of Lucedale, MS and Mississippi state highway 63.
18.1
29.2
Junction of Merrill Rd., MS
West to Leaf River, MS. It is a principal tributary of the Pascagoula River, which flows to the Gulf of Mexico. It served as a trade route in the area before roads and trails were widely developed. It is said that one of these traders buried his profits, several thousand dollars in Spanish coins, near the banks of the Leaf River. The coins were later found in about 1854.
19.1
30.7
Mcinnis Creek, MS
Crossing Mcinnis Creek, MS.
21.6
34.7
Leaf River, MS
Crossing Leaf River, MS. It is a principal tributary of the Pascagoula River, which flows to the Gulf of Mexico.
29.6
47.6
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 57
East to the town of Leakesville, MS. Bill Hicks, comedian, is buried in Leakesville. Also east to Mississippi state highway 63 and the community of Greene, MS. Kurtz State Forest. Note: Mississippi state highway 57 joins US highway 98 at this point.
31.1
50.1
Leaf River, MS
Crossing Leaf River, MS.
31.5
50.7
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 57
South to the town of McLain, MS. Limited services. Spring Lake. Fishing. Hillman Dead River. Also south to the community of Benndale, MS. Note: Mississippi state highway 57 leaves US highway 98 at this point and continues going south through part of De Soto National Forest. Offers year-round opportunities for outdoor activities including camping, canoeing, hunting, fishing, and more.
46.8
75.3
Junction of Mississippi State Higway 29
South to De Soto National Forest. The park is characterized by gently rolling terrain covered by southern pine ridges and hardwood bottoms with clear, tea-colored streams meandering throughout the forest. Year-round recreation opportunities abound for the hiker, bicyclist, camper, canoeist, ATV rider, horse enthusiast, hunter and fisherman. There are also scenic surroundings, picnic facilities, and group shelters to hold family reunions, church socials, and organizational events. Black Creek and Leaf River are two wilderness within De Soto. Black Creek Wilderness is popular for canoeing, camping, and fishing. North to the town of New Augusta, MS. Post office.
61.0
98.2
Mississippi US-98 Bypass
Mississippi US-98 Bypass overlaps US highway 98 at this point and continues going west.
61.6
99.2
Junction of US Highway 49
North to Hattiesburg-Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport (HBG). Hattiesburg, MS. The city gained its nickname, the Hub City, in 1912 as a result of a contest in a local newspaper. This suggestion came because the city was the intersection of a number of important rail lines. Notable residents of Hattiesburg (past and present): Jesse L. Brown, first African-American naval aviator in the United States Navy; Jimmy Buffett, musician; Brett Favre, quarterback for Minnesota Vikings, three-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl XXXI champion. South to Gieger Lake. Fishing. Paul B. Johnson State Park. The park is the gateway to a natural wonderland marked by majestic long-leaf and loblolly pines, delicate dogwoods, and ancient oaks. The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is just a 20-minute drive to the north. Reservations: 800-467-2757. Also south to Camp Shelby, a military post. It is the largest state owned training site in the nation.
63.3
101.8
Junction of Elks Lake Rd., MS
North to US highway 49. William Carey College. Also north to the cities of Hattiesburg and Petal, MS. Petal city is part of the Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area. The American Checkers Federation is based here. South to Elks Lake. Great for fishing, camping and picknicking.
64.7
104.2
Junction of Interstate 59
Interstate 59 joins US highway 98 at this point and continues going north.
66.1
106.4
Junction of US Highway 11
North to US highway 49. Cloverleaf Mall Shopping Center. Pineview Park. The University of Southern Mississippi, officially known as Southern Miss. It is a comprehensive research university and holds a "Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive" designation. The institution's strengths include its large research endowment, its emphasis on accreditation at the departmental and college level, its respected music and art programs, and its athletic prowess. Reed Green Coliseum, a 8,095-seat multi-purpose arena. It is home to Southern Miss Golden Eagles basketball team. Pete Taylor Park, a baseball stadium. Home to the Southern Miss Golden Eagles baseball team.
67.9
109.3
Junction of Richburg Rd., MS
East to US highway 11 and the city of Hattiesburg, MS.
69.3
111.5
Gordons Creek, MS
Crossing Gordons Creek, MS.
70.8
114.0
Junction of Hardy St, MS
East to the University of Southern Mississippi and US highway 49 and the city of Hattiesburg, MS. Note: Interstate 59 leaves US highway 98 at this point and continues going north. US highway 98 goes west towards West Hattiesburg, MS.
72.3
116.4
Junction of Weathersby Rd., MS
Community of West Hattisburg, MS also known as Oak Grove. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. Lairds Lake. Good for fishing, camping and picnicking. Turtle Creek Crossing (shopping center). North to Hattiesburg Country Club. They offer a wide array of private membership oppprtunities designed to accommodate every social and recreational interest, whether you are a golfer, tennis enthusiast, or you enjoy fine dining and fun social events, we have a membership to suit your individual needs. Phone: 601.264.5076
75.8
122.0
Cole Lake, MS
Cole Lake is a reservoir located just 3.4 miles from West Hattiesburg, MS. Here you will find a variety of fish including crappie, sturgeon and bluegill. South to Hennington Lake, MS. Fishing.
77.6
124.8
Perkins Creek, MS
Crossing Perkins Creek, MS. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including white catfish, smallmouth bass and pumpkinseed sunfish here.
78.2
125.8
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 589
North to Longleaf Trace Parkway. Here, you can enjoy biking, walking, outdoor photography, bird watching and many other outdoor activities on 39 miles of historic railway converted into a beautiful, paved, recreational, nature trail. Phone: 601.450.7245. Also north to the town of Sumrall, MS. Mississippi state highway 42. South to the city of Purvis, MS. The town was founded by and named after Thomas Melville Purves. The community of Lamar, MS.
78.8
126.8
Parkers Creek, MS
Crossing Parkers Creek, MS.
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131.1
Black Creek, MS
Crossing Black Creek, MS. Canoeing, Camping, Swimming, Kayaking, Fishing and Hiking.
88.0
141.6
Junction of Rocky Branch Rd., MS
North to the community of Hopewell, MS. Limited services.
90.3
145.3
Upper Little Creek, MS
Crossing Upper Little Creek, MS. Here, you will find a variety of fish including rainbow trout, channel catfish and shovelnose sturgeon.
90.9
146.3
Gully Creek, MS
Crossing Gully Creek, MS.
92.0
148.0
Beaver Dam Creek, MS
Crossing Beaver Dam Creek, MS.
99.0
159.3
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 44
North to Columbia-Marion County Airport. Note: Mississippi state highway 44 joins US highway 98 at this point and heads west.
99.9
160.8
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 13
North to the city of Columbia, MS. The town's original name was Lott's Bluff. It was changed to Columbia in 1819. Many early settlers migrated from Columbia, South Carolina. To this day, rodeo remains the popular sport in Columbia. Westerfield Little League Ball Park. Columbia Country Club. Golf. Also north to Mississippi state highway 35. South to the community of Marion, MS, named for American Revolutionary War guerilla leader Francis Marion.
101.3
163.0
Pearl River, MS
Crossing Pearl River, MS. It serves as a boundary between Mississippi and Louisiana, in its lower reach near the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 caused extensive damage in the Pearl River.
102.2
164.4
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 35
North to Columbia Water Park. Getting in the park is free. Note: Mississippi state highway 35 joins US highway 98 at this point and continues going south.
102.3
164.7
Junction of Mississippi State Highways 586 and 587
North to the community of Foxworth, Ms. It is named after one of the first settlers in the area - Frank A. Foxworth. Also north to the community of Morgantown, MS. Limited services. Note: Mississippi state highway 44 leaves US highway 98 at this point and heads north.
102.8
165.4
Silver Creek, MS
Crossing Silver Creek, MS.
103.2
166.1
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 35
South to the community of Sandy Hook, MS. US post office. Also south to the Mississippi/Louisiana state line. Note: Mississippi state highway 35 leaves US highway 98 at this point and heads south.
111.0
178.6
Junction of Kokomo Rd., MS
North to the community of Kokomo, MS. US post office. Mississipi state highway 586.
116.8
187.9
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 585
West to the community of Walthall, MS. It is named after Edward C. Walthall, Civil War general and Mississippi Senator. North to Mississippi state highway 586.
118.4
190.6
Junction of Old Hwy 98 E., MS
South to the community of Tylertown, MS. Magees Creek Water Park. Mississippi state highways 48 and 27.
120.3
193.6
Magees Creek, MS
Crossing Magees Creek, MS. Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Camping, RV Hookups and Fishing.
120.7
194.3
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 27
South to the community of Tylertown, MS and the Mississippi/Louisiana state line.
121.2
195.1
Junction of Mississipip State Highway 583
South to the community of Tylertown, MS, Mississippi state highway 27 and Paul Pittman Memorial Airport.
121.8
196.0
Dry Creek, MS
Crossing Dry Creek, MS.
122.9
197.7
Junction of Beulah Ave., MS
South to Mississippi state highway 48 and the community of Tylertown, MS. Harveys Pond. Fishing.
123.2
198.2
Junction of Rushing Rayborn Rd., MS
South to the Mississippi state highway 48.
127.7
205.5
Junction to Oak Grove Rd., MS
North to Mississippi state highway 583.
130.1
209.4
Bogue Chitto River, MS
Crossing Bogue Chitto River, MS. Fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing.
132.0
212.5
Junction of Pike 93 Central, MS
North to the community of Holmesville, MS. This was the center of trade and business for Pike county for many years. Over the years, most businesses moved out of Holmesville and the people followed. It is now a ghost town. South to Mississippi state highway 48.
136.8
220.1
Junction of Gibson Rd, MS
South to the community of Pike, MS. It is named for explorer Zebulon Pike.
140.4
225.9
Junction of S Locust St., MS
North to Mississippi state highways 44 and 570. Southwest Mississippi Jr College.
141.2
227.2
Junction of US Highway 51
South to the community of Fernwood, MS, Mississippi state highway 48 and the community of Magnolia, MS. McComb-Pike County Airport, also known as John E. Lewis Field. North to the city of McComb, MS. McComb had a vital role in the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s. It was here where SNCC's first voter registration project took place, which was met with violence and intimidation on the part of authorities and the KKK. On October 20, 1977, a chartered plane carrying members and crew of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd crashed in a swamp near McComb, killing lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, Steve's sister Cassie (a backup singer), and road manager Dean Kilpatrick. McComb Amtrak. The station house is currently home of the McComb Railroad Museum. Edgewood Park. Lake Bevin. Home to a variety of fish including bigmouth buffalo, yellow bass and crappie. Also north to the town of Summit, MS. It was named Summit because it was thought to be the highest point on the Illinois Central Railroad between New Orleans and Jackson, MS.
143.2
230.4
Little Tangipahoa River, MS
Crossing Little Tangipahoa River, MS.
143.6
231.1
Junction of Interstate 55
Junction of US Interstate Highway 55/MS State Highway 24. Note: US highway 98 overlaps Interstate 55 at this point and heads north.
144.3
232.2
Little Tangipahoa River, MS
Crossing Little Tangipahoa River, MS.
145.3
233.9
Junction of Delaware Ave, MS
East to Southwest Shopping Center, Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center and to the community of McComb, MS. Also east to US highway 51. West to Mississippi state highway 570.
146.2
235.2
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 570
East to US highway 51. IC Lake, MS. West to Mississippi state highway 569. Community of Smithdale, MS. US post office. Limited services. North to the town of Summit, MS and Southwest Mississippi Jr. College.
147.8
237.9
Junction of Robb St, MS
East to the town of Summit, MS, Southwest Mississippi Jr. College, and Mississippi state highway 570.
148.1
238.4
Junction of Lawrence St, MS
East to Mississippi state higway 51. Note: US highway 98 leaves Interstate 55 at this point and heads west. Interstate 55 continues going north towards Dixie Springs Lake. Fishing.
157.5
253.4
Junction of Jackson Liberty Dr. SW, MS
North to US highway 84.
157.6
253.6
Adam Creek, MS
Crossing Adam Creek, MS.
157.8
254.0
East Fork Amite River, MS
Crossing East Form Amite River, MS.
158.1
254.5
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 569
South to Mississippi state highway 570. The community of Smithdale, MS. US post office.
159.4
256.5
Junction of Burt Jordan Rd, MS
North to US highway 84. The community of McCall Creek, MS. It was named for the McCall family, early settlers in the area. Today, McCall Creek has a store, sawmill and post office.
163.7
263.4
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 570
South to the community of Smithdale, MS.
167.9
270.2
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 567
South to the community of Amite, MS - named after the Amite River which is located in the county. It is derived from the French word "amitie" which means "friendship." Also south to Mississippi state highways 24, 48, 584 and 569. The town of Liberty, MS. Limited services.
174.4
280.7
Junction of Bude Tower Rd, MS
Access road to Lake Okhissa, MS. Lake Okhissa is a new 1,100 acre lake within the Homochitto National Forest. It is co-designed by Bill Dance and is over 80 feet deep in areas which allows pleasure boating and swimming. Phone: 601-965-4391.
176.2
283.5
Homochitto River, MS
Crossing Homochitto River, MS.
176.3
283.7
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 556
North to US highwway 84 and 98.
176.4
283.9
Rollins Creek, MS
Crossing Rollins Creek, MS.
177.5
285.7
Junction of Old U.S. 84
East to the town of Bude, MS. US post office.
178.3
286.9
Junction of US Highway 84
East to the community of McCall Creek, MS. It was named for the McCall family, early settlers in the area. Note: US highway 84 joins US highway 98 at this point and heads west.
179.1
288.2
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 556
North to the town of Meadville, MS. The name is derived from Cowles Meade, a 19th Century political leader. Franklin County Memorial Hospital. The community of Franklin, MS. It was named after Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin.
179.9
289.5
Junction of Meadville Gloster, MS
South to Homochitto River, MS.
180.8
291.0
Homochitto River, MS
Crossing Homochitto River, MS.
181.7
292.4
Junction of Bunkley Rd, MS
South to Homochitto National Forest. In its beautiful but rugged terrain, people have found diverse recreational opportunities and pleasant camping location. Phone: 601-965-4391 or 601-384-5876. Mississippi state highway 33.
182.4
293.6
Owen Creek, MS
Crossing Owen Creek, MS.
183.3
294.9
Whitington Roadside Park, MS
Hiking, camping, picnic areas also available.
190.6
306.8
Wells Creek, MS
Crossing Wells Creek, MS.
190.7
306.9
Junction of 3rd St, MS
South to the town of Roxie, MS. Richard Nathaniel Wright, Roxie's famous son, (September 4, 1908 - November 28, 1960) was an African-American author of novels, short stories and non-fiction. The grandson of slaves, was born in this town. Limited services.
191.8
308.7
Junction of Mississippi State Highway 33
South to American Legion Lake, a 40-acre lake. The American Legion Campground is found here. Fishing, boating, boat ramp, wildlife viewing, 3/4-mile gravel hiking trail, 4 RV sites (grass), 4 full hook-ups, 20 amps. Phone: 662-258-2140. Mississippi state highway 28 and US highway 61.
195.5
314.6
Junction of Log Cabin Rd, MS
North to Mississippi state highway 33.
201.6
324.4
Junction of State Park Rd, MS

203.4
327.4
Junction of Old US 84, MS
North to Natchez Trace Pkwy. The town of Washington, MS. Colonel Andrew Ellicott, Joseph Calvit and John Foster, are some of the original settlers of the area. It is also the location of Jefferson College, now known as Historic Jefferson College, which is a state historic park and museum operated by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Assembly Hall, also known as Serio House, de France House, and Fletcher's Tavern. It is a small tavern built in the early 1800's. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a Mississippi Landmark. US highway 61. Jefferson College. The historic campus was added to the National Register of Historic Places and designated a Mississippi Landmark.
206.3
332.0
Junction of Natchez Trace Pkwy, MS
Crossing Natchez Trace Pkwy, MS. West to US state highways 61 and 84. East to US state highway 61. Brandon Hall, a greek revival architecture style house built in the mid 1800's. The communnity of Stanton, MS. Note: Natchez Trace Pkwy consists of four separate trails totaling 65 miles and they are administered by the Natchez Trace Parkway.
206.9
332.9
Junction of US Highway 61
East to Driver License Bureau, Old US 84 and the community of Washington, MS. Historic Jefferson College. It was the first educational institution of higher learning in Mississippi. Here, visitors can tour a restored dormitory room, student dining room, kitchen buildings, and other historic sites. West to Mississippi state highway 555. Note: US highway 98 ends at this point and US highway 84 heads west. Start/Finish of Free Road Map RV Highway Guide cc/2010e.