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Panola County, Mississippi

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Panola County
Panola County Courthouse in Batesville, Mississippi
Panola County Courthouse in Batesville, Mississippi
Map of Mississippi highlighting Panola 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°57′W / 34.36°N 89.95°W / 34.36; -89.95
Country United States
State Mississippi
FoundedFebruary 9, 1836
Named forname of Cotton in the Choctaw language
SeatBatesville and Sardis
Largest cityBatesville
 • Total705 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Land685 sq mi (1,770 km2)
 • Water20 sq mi (50 km2)  2.8%
 • Total33,208
 • Density47/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Panola County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 33,208 people lived there.[1] Its county seats are Sardis and Batesville.[2]


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