Claiborne County, Mississippi

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Claiborne County, Mississippi
ClaiborneCourthouseConfederate31Aug08.jpg
Claiborne County Courthouse and Confederate Monument in Port Gibson
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1802
Named forWilliam C. C. Claiborne
SeatPort Gibson
Largest cityPort Gibson
Area
 • Total501 sq mi (1,298 km2)
 • Land487 sq mi (1,261 km2)
 • Water14 sq mi (36 km2), 2.8%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)9,150
 • Density20/sq mi (8/km2)
Congressional district2nd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Claiborne County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 9,604 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Port Gibson.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.