Jones County, Mississippi

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Jones County, Mississippi
Jones County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Jones County courthouse in Ellisville
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1826
Named forJohn Paul Jones
SeatLaurel and Ellisville
Largest cityLaurel
Area
 • Total700 sq mi (1,813 km2)
 • Land695 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Water4.9 sq mi (13 km2), 0.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)68,215
 • Density98/sq mi (38/km2)
Congressional district4th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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