Jones County, Mississippi

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Jones County
Jones County courthouse in Ellisville
Jones County courthouse in Ellisville
Map of Mississippi highlighting Jones 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°37′N 89°10′W / 31.62°N 89.17°W / 31.62; -89.17
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1826
Named forJohn Paul Jones
SeatLaurel and Ellisville
Largest cityLaurel
Area
 • Total700 sq mi (2,000 km2)
 • Land695 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (13 km2)  0.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
68,215
 • Density98/sq mi (38/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitejonescounty.com

Jones County is a county found in the southeast part of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,761.[1] Its county seats are Laurel and Ellisville.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 12, 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)

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