Holmes County, Mississippi

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Holmes County
Map of Mississippi highlighting Holmes County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°07′N 90°05′W / 33.12°N 90.09°W / 33.12; -90.09
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forDavid Holmes
Largest cityDurant
 • Total765 sq mi (1,980 km2)
 • Land757 sq mi (1,960 km2)
 • Water7.9 sq mi (20 km2)  1.0%
 • Total17,000
 • Density22/sq mi (8.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Holmes County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 17,000 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Lexington.[2]

References[change | change source]

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