About Laurel


Let's have a look around into background of Laurel
  • County: Jones
  • State: Mississippi
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 31.694051
  • Longitude: -89.130612
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Laurel

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April

Location

Laurel is a city in the US state of Mississippi. Laurel has a total population of 18,838.

Distance from Laurel center to Airport

Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport is main domestic airport serving the city. The nearest international airport is located in New Orleans.

Driving Distance: 21 miles / 34 km

Driving Time: 25 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Meridian

Location

Meridian is a city in the US state of Idaho. Meridian has a total population of 95,623 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Semi-Arid Desert Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Roaring Springs Water Park
  • Wahooz Family Fun Zone
  • Settlers Park

Emergency Contact Numbers in Laurel city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 601 545 3111 (Hattiesburg Laurel Regional Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 229 382 7120 (South Central Regional Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Laurel.

  • Day in the Park
  • Mississippi Blues Trail - Laurel
  • Dr. Suess Reveal Party

Tourist Attractions

  • Oak Street
  • Deason house
  • Laurel Recreation Department

Theatre & Concerts

  • Encore Performing Arts Theatre
  • Dance Etcetera
  • Laurel Little Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Laurel

  • Café La Fleur
  • Lee’s Coffee and Tea
  • Vic’s

Top Shopping Centers in Laurel

  • Sawmill Square Mall
  • Laurel Main Street
  • North Laurel Shopping Center

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
  • Artworks
  • Daphne Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pulled Pork – Smokehouse  of Laurel
  • Prime Rib – The Loft
  • Blue Crab – Blue Crab Grill

Sports Club

  • Laurel Christian Lions – Baseball
  • Laurel Golden Tornados - Soccer

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.75
  • Taxi: $ 3.50 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 800
  • Cheap meal: $ 13.75
  • Gasoline: $ 0.53 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 57
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