Sharkey County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Sharkey County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 4,916 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Rolling Fork.[2]

Sharkey County
Sharkey County Courthouse in Rolling Fork
Sharkey County Courthouse in Rolling Fork
Map of Mississippi highlighting Sharkey County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°53′N 90°49′W / 32.88°N 90.81°W / 32.88; -90.81
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1876
Named forWilliam L. Sharkey
SeatRolling Fork
Largest cityRolling Fork
Area
 • Total435 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land432 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (9 km2)  0.8%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,916
 • Estimate 
(2018)
4,377
 • Density11/sq mi (4.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.sharkeycounty.net

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.