Leake County, Mississippi

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Leake County
Leake County Courthouse in Carthage
Leake County Courthouse in Carthage
Map of Mississippi highlighting Leake 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°45′N 89°31′W / 32.75°N 89.52°W / 32.75; -89.52
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forWalter Leake
Largest cityCarthage
 • Total585 sq mi (1,520 km2)
 • Land583 sq mi (1,510 km2)
 • Water2.5 sq mi (6 km2)  0.4%
 • Total21,275
 • Density36/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Leake County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 21,275 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Carthage.[2]

References[change | change source]

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