Stone County, Mississippi

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Stone County
Stone County Courthouse in Wiggins
Stone County Courthouse in Wiggins
Map of Mississippi highlighting Stone County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 30°47′N 89°07′W / 30.79°N 89.12°W / 30.79; -89.12
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1916
Named forJohn M. Stone
SeatWiggins
Largest cityWiggins
Area
 • Total448 sq mi (1,160 km2)
 • Land445 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Water2.6 sq mi (7 km2)  0.6%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total17,786
 • Estimate 
(2018)
18,717
 • Density40/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.stonecountygov.com

Stone County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 17,786 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Wiggins.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.