Tallahatchie County, Mississippi

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Tallahatchie County
Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner
Tallahatchie County courthouse in Sumner
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tallahatchie County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°57′N 90°10′W / 33.95°N 90.17°W / 33.95; -90.17
Country United States
State Mississippi
FoundedDecember 31, 1833
Named forChoctaw word roughly meaning “River of rocks"
SeatCharleston and Sumner
Largest cityCharleston
 • Total652 sq mi (1,690 km2)
 • Land645 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Water6.9 sq mi (18 km2)  1.1%
 • Total12,715
 • Density20/sq mi (7.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Tallahatchie County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 12,715 people lived there.[1] Its county seats are Charleston and Sumner.[2]

References[change | change source]

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