Clarke County, Mississippi

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Clarke County
Clarke County courthouse and Confederate monument in Quitman
Clarke County courthouse and Confederate monument in Quitman
Map of Mississippi highlighting Clarke 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°02′N 88°41′W / 32.04°N 88.69°W / 32.04; -88.69
Country United States
State Mississippi
FoundedDecember 23, 1833[1]
Largest cityQuitman
 • Total694 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land692 sq mi (1,790 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2)  0.3%%
 • Total16,732
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th

Clarke County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 16,732 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Quitman.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Clarke County, Mississippi Genealogy & History Network". Retrieved November 8, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)