Forrest County, Mississippi

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Forrest County, Mississippi
Hattiesburg District Courthouse.jpg
Hattiesburg Municipal Court
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1908[1]
Named forNathan B. Forrest
SeatHattiesburg
Largest cityHattiesburg
Area
 • Total470 sq mi (1,217 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,207 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2), 0.8%
Population
 • (2010)74,934
 • Density161/sq mi (62/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websiteforrestcountyms.us

Forrest County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 74,934 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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 18, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.