Pontotoc County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Pontotoc County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 31,184 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Pontotoc.[2]

Pontotoc County
Pontotoc County Courthouse in Pontotoc
Pontotoc County Courthouse in Pontotoc
Flag of Pontotoc County
Map of Mississippi highlighting Pontotoc County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°14′N 89°02′W / 34.23°N 89.04°W / 34.23; -89.04
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forChickasaw word for the region meaning either "cattail prairie" "land of hanging grapes"
Largest cityPontotoc
 • Total501 sq mi (1,300 km2)
 • Land498 sq mi (1,290 km2)
 • Water3.3 sq mi (9 km2)  0.7%
 • Total31,184
 • Density62/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Pontotoc County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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