Stone County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Stone County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 17,786 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Wiggins.[2]

Stone County
Stone County Courthouse in Wiggins
Stone County Courthouse in Wiggins
Map of Mississippi highlighting Stone County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°47′N 89°07′W / 30.79°N 89.12°W / 30.79; -89.12
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forJohn M. Stone
Largest cityWiggins
 • Total448 sq mi (1,160 km2)
 • Land445 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2)  0.6%
 • Total17,786
 • Estimate 
 • Density40/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

References change

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.