Clarke County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Clarke County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 15,615 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Quitman.[3]

Clarke County
Clarke County courthouse and Confederate monument in Quitman
Clarke County courthouse and Confederate monument in Quitman
Map of Mississippi highlighting Clarke County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°02′N 88°41′W / 32.04°N 88.69°W / 32.04; -88.69
Country United States
State Mississippi
FoundedDecember 23, 1833[1]
Largest cityQuitman
 • Total694 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land692 sq mi (1,790 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2)  0.3%
 • Total15,615
 • Density23/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Website"Visit Clarke County".


  1. "Clarke County, Mississippi Genealogy & History Network". Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  2. "QuickFacts: Clarke County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.