Clarke County, Mississippi

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Clarke County, Mississippi
Clarke County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Clarke County courthouse and Confederate monument in Quitman
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 23, 1833[1]
SeatQuitman
Largest cityQuitman
Area
 • Total694 sq mi (1,797 km2)
 • Land692 sq mi (1,792 km2)
 • Water2.0 sq mi (5 km2), 0.3%
Population
 • (2010)16,732
 • Density24/sq mi (9/km2)
Congressional districts3rd, 4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

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