Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi
Jefferson Davis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 12,487 people lived there. Its county seat is Prentiss. The county was founded on March 31, 1906. It is named in honor of Mississippi Senator and Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
Jefferson Davis County
|County of Jefferson Davis|
Jefferson Davis County courthouse in Prentiss
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Jefferson Davis|
|• Total||409 sq mi (1,060 km2)|
|• Land||408 sq mi (1,060 km2)|
|• Water||0.7 sq mi (2 km2) 0.2%%|
|• Density||31/sq mi (12/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
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