Choctaw County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Choctaw County is a county in the central U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 8,547 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Ackerman.[2]

Choctaw County
French Camp. Historic Mississippi cabin.
French Camp. Historic Mississippi cabin.
Map of Mississippi highlighting Choctaw 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°21′N 89°15′W / 33.35°N 89.25°W / 33.35; -89.25
Country United States
Named forChoctaw people
Largest townAckerman
 • Total420 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land418 sq mi (1,080 km2)
 • Water1.7 sq mi (4 km2)  0.4%%
 • Total8,547
 • Density20/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2011-06-07.