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
Founded1908[1]
Named forNathan B. Forrest
SeatHattiesburg
Largest cityHattiesburg
Area
 • Total470 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Land466 sq mi (1,210 km2)
 • Water3.9 sq mi (10 km2)  0.8%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total74,934
 • Density161/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)