Quitman County, Mississippi
The Quitman County courthouse in Marks, Mississippi
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||John A. Quitman|
|• Total||406 sq mi (1,050 km2)|
|• Land||405 sq mi (1,050 km2)|
|• Water||1.4 sq mi (4 km2) 0.3%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||20/sq mi (7.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Quitman County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 8,223 people lived there. Its county seat is Marks. The county is named after John A. Quitman, Governor of Mississippi from 1835 to 1836 and from 1850 to 1851.
Quitman County is in the Mississippi Delta region of Mississippi.
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