Calhoun County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Calhoun County is a county in Mississippi.

Calhoun County
East façade of Calhoun County Courthouse
East façade of Calhoun County Courthouse
Map of Mississippi highlighting Calhoun County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°56′N 89°20′W / 33.94°N 89.34°W / 33.94; -89.34
Country United States
Founded1852
Named forJohn C. Calhoun
SeatPittsboro
Largest townBruce
Area
 • Total588 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Land587 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (4 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,962
 • Density26/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st
Websitecalhouncoms.com