Kemper County, Mississippi

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Kemper County, Mississippi
Kemper County Coal Gasification Plant.png
The Kemper Project power plant.
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1833
Named forReuben Kemper
SeatDe Kalb
Largest TownDe Kalb
Area
 • Total767 sq mi (1,987 km2)
 • Land766 sq mi (1,984 km2)
 • Water0.8 sq mi (2 km2), 0.1%
Population
 • (2010)10,456
 • Density14/sq mi (5/km2)
Congressional district3rd
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5

Kemper County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 10,456 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is De Kalb.[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.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.