Hinds County, Mississippi

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Hinds County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 245,285.[1] It is the most populous county in Mississippi. Its county seats are Raymond and Jackson, the state capital.[2]

The county is named for General Thomas Hinds,[3] a hero of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 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.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 157.