Claiborne County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Claiborne County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 9,604 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Port Gibson.[2]

Claiborne County
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate Monument in Port Gibson
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate Monument in Port Gibson
Map of Mississippi highlighting Claiborne County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°58′N 90°55′W / 31.97°N 90.91°W / 31.97; -90.91
Country United States
Founded1802
Named forWilliam C. C. Claiborne
SeatPort Gibson
Largest cityPort Gibson
Area
 • Total501 sq mi (1,300 km2)
 • Land487 sq mi (1,260 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  2.8%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
9,150
 • Density20/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

ReferencesEdit

  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 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.