Moselle, Mississippi

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Moselle, Mississippi
Two water towers at Moselle
Two water towers at Moselle
Moselle is located in Mississippi
Moselle is located in the United States
Coordinates: 31°30′09″N 89°16′44″W / 31.50250°N 89.27889°W / 31.50250; -89.27889Coordinates: 31°30′09″N 89°16′44″W / 31.50250°N 89.27889°W / 31.50250; -89.27889
CountryUnited States
 • Total1.65 sq mi (4.28 km2)
 • Land1.65 sq mi (4.28 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
233 ft (71 m)
 • Total304
 • Density183.91/sq mi (71.02/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code601
FIPS code28-49160
GNIS feature ID673862

Moselle is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in southern Jones County, Mississippi.[2] The community is part of the Laurel micropolitan area.


Moselle has a post office, with the ZIP code 39459.[3]

Moselle is located on the Norfolk Southern Railway and was incorporated on December 14, 1905. It was unincorporated at an unknown date.[4]

It was first named as a CDP in the 2020 Census which listed a population of 304.[5]


Moselle is located along U.S. Route 11, north of Eastabuchie and southwest of Laurel. The Leaf River, as well as the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport, are located west of Moselle.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2020 census[edit]

Moselle CDP, Mississippi - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2020[7] % 2020
White alone (NH) 209 68.75%
Black or African American alone (NH) 2 0.66%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Asian alone (NH) 1 0.33%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 1 0.33%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 11 3.62%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 80 26.32%
Total 304 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.


Public education in Moselle is provided by the Jones County School District. Campuses serving the community include Moselle Elementary School, a K-6 school located in Moselle, and South Jones High School, located in Ellisville.

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  2. ^ "Moselle, Mississippi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Howe, Tony. "Moselle, Mississippi". Mississippi Rails. Retrieved June 26, 2022.
  5. ^ "Moselle CDP, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  6. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  7. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Moselle CDP, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ "Thermon Blacklidge". Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved June 26, 2022.
  9. ^ "Jack Nix Stats". Pro-Football Reference. Retrieved June 26, 2022.
  10. ^ "SHOWS, Clifford Ronald, (1947 - )". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved February 16, 2014.
  11. ^ "WHEAT, ROY M." Congressional Medal of Honor Society. Retrieved February 16, 2014.