Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Jefferson Davis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 11,321 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Prentiss.[2] The county was founded on March 31, 1906. It is named in honor of Mississippi Senator and Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

Jefferson Davis County
Jefferson Davis County courthouse in Prentiss
Jefferson Davis County courthouse in Prentiss
Map of Mississippi highlighting Jefferson Davis 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°34′N 89°49′W / 31.56°N 89.82°W / 31.56; -89.82
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forJefferson Davis
Largest townPrentiss
 • Total409 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Land408 sq mi (1,060 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (2 km2)  0.2%
 • Total11,321
 • Density28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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