Jasper County, Mississippi

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Jasper County
Historic Montrose Presbyterian Church.
Map of Mississippi highlighting Jasper County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°01′N 89°07′W / 32.02°N 89.12°W / 32.02; -89.12
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1833
Named forWilliam Jasper
SeatBay Springs and Paulding
Largest cityBay Springs
Area
 • Total677 sq mi (1,750 km2)
 • Land676 sq mi (1,750 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3 km2)  0.2%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
16,569
 • Density25/sq mi (10/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district3rd
Websitewww.co.jasper.ms.us

Jasper County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 17,062 people lived there.[1] Its county seats are Bay Springs and Paulding.[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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "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)