Holmes County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Holmes County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 19,198 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lexington.[2]

Holmes County
HolmesCountyMSWelcomeSign.jpg
Map of Mississippi highlighting Holmes 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°07′N 90°05′W / 33.12°N 90.09°W / 33.12; -90.09
Country United States
Founded1833
Named forDavid Holmes
SeatLexington
Largest cityDurant
Area
 • Total765 sq mi (1,980 km2)
 • Land757 sq mi (1,960 km2)
 • Water7.9 sq mi (20 km2)  1.0%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total19,198
 • Density25/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websiteholmescountyms.org

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.