Lafayette County, Mississippi

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Lafayette County
Lafayette County courthouse in Oxford
Lafayette County courthouse in Oxford
Map of Mississippi highlighting Lafayette County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°22′N 89°29′W / 34.36°N 89.49°W / 34.36; -89.49
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forMarquis de Lafayette
Largest cityOxford
 • Total679 sq mi (1,760 km2)
 • Land632 sq mi (1,640 km2)
 • Water47 sq mi (120 km2)  7.0%
 • Total55,813
 • Density82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Lafayette County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 55,813 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Oxford.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Lafayette County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.