Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States of America

Tallahatchie County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 15,378 people lived there.[1] Its county seats are Charleston and Sumner.[2]

Tallahatchie County
Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner
Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tallahatchie County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°57′N 90°10′W / 33.95°N 90.17°W / 33.95; -90.17
Country United States
FoundedDecember 31, 1833
SeatCharleston and Sumner
Largest cityCharleston
 • Total652 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Land645 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Water6.9 sq mi (18 km2)  1.1%
 • Total15,378
 • Estimate 
 • Density24/sq mi (9.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.