Tippah County, Mississippi

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Tippah County
The Tippah County courthouse in Ripley
The Tippah County courthouse in Ripley
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tippah 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°46′N 88°55′W / 34.77°N 88.91°W / 34.77; -88.91
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forChickasaw language word meaning "Cut off"
Largest cityRipley
 • Total460 sq mi (1,200 km2)
 • Land458 sq mi (1,190 km2)
 • Water2.1 sq mi (5 km2)  0.5%
 • Total21,815
 • Density47/sq mi (18/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Tippah County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 21,815 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Ripley.[2]

References[change | change source]

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