Forrest County, Mississippi

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Forrest County
Hattiesburg Municipal Court
Hattiesburg Municipal Court
Map of Mississippi highlighting Forrest County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°11′N 89°16′W / 31.19°N 89.26°W / 31.19; -89.26
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forNathan B. Forrest
Largest cityHattiesburg
 • Total470 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2)  0.8%
 • Total78,158
 • Density170/sq mi (64/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

Forrest County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 78,158 people lived there.[2] Its county seat and largest city is Hattiesburg.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "History". Forrest County, Mississippi. Retrieved November 9, 2014.
  2. "QuickFacts: Forrest County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.