George County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

George County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 24,350 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lucedale.[2]

George County
George County courthouse in Lucedale
George County courthouse in Lucedale
Map of Mississippi highlighting George County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°52′N 88°38′W / 30.87°N 88.64°W / 30.87; -88.64
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forJames Z. George
Largest cityLucedale
 • Total484 sq mi (1,250 km2)
 • Land479 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (13 km2)  1.0%
 • Total24,350
 • Density50/sq mi (19/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th


  1. "QuickFacts: George County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.