Perry County, Mississippi

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Perry County
The Perry County courthouse in New Augusta
The Perry County courthouse in New Augusta
Map of Mississippi highlighting Perry County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 31°10′N 88°59′W / 31.17°N 88.99°W / 31.17; -88.99
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forOliver Hazard Perry
SeatNew Augusta
Largest townRichton
 • Total650 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Land647 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water3.0 sq mi (8 km2)  0.5%
 • Total11,511
 • Density18/sq mi (6.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th

Perry County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 11,511 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is New Augusta.[2]

References[change | change source]

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