Forrest County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Forrest County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 74,934 people lived there.[2] Its county seat and largest city is Hattiesburg.[3]

Forrest County
Hattiesburg Municipal Court
Hattiesburg Municipal Court
Map of Mississippi highlighting Forrest 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°11′N 89°16′W / 31.19°N 89.26°W / 31.19; -89.26
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forNathan B. Forrest
Largest cityHattiesburg
 • Total470 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2)  0.8%
 • Total74,934
 • Density161/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

References change

  1. "History". Forrest County, Mississippi. Retrieved November 9, 2014.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.