Laurel is a city located in Jones County in Mississippi, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,393. Located in southeast Mississippi, southeast of Jackson on Tallahala Creek, Laurel was founded in 1881. One of Laurel's major employers is Howard Transportation. An American Indian reservation is located nearby.
Web Sites and Links
City of Laurel MississippiThe official City of Laurel Web Site offers information about the city government, places of interest, and community businesses.
Laurel Leader-CallDaily newspaper, featuring news, sports, classifieds, obituaries and weather. Most contents require free registration.