Sharkey County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Sharkey County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 3,800 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
Named forWilliam L. Sharkey
SeatRolling Fork
Largest cityRolling Fork
 • Total435 sq mi (1,130 km2)
 • Land432 sq mi (1,120 km2)
 • Water3.4 sq mi (9 km2)  0.8%
 • Total3,800
 • Density8.7/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

References change

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