George County, Mississippi

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George County
George County Courthouse in Lucedale
George County Courthouse in Lucedale
Map of Mississippi highlighting George County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°52′N 88°38′W / 30.87°N 88.64°W / 30.87; -88.64
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forJames Z. George
Largest cityLucedale
 • Total484 sq mi (1,250 km2)
 • Land479 sq mi (1,240 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (13 km2)  1.0%%
 • Total22,578
 • Density47/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

George County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 22,578 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lucedale.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-07.