Tunica County, Mississippi

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Tunica County
Tunica County Courthouse in Tunica
Tunica County Courthouse in Tunica
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tunica 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°40′N 90°23′W / 34.66°N 90.38°W / 34.66; -90.38
Country United States
State Mississippi
Founded1836
Named forTunica-Biloxi tribe
SeatTunica
Largest townTunica Resorts
Area
 • Total481 sq mi (1,250 km2)
 • Land455 sq mi (1,180 km2)
 • Water26 sq mi (70 km2)  5.4%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total10,778
 • Estimate 
(2018)
9,944
 • Density22/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.tunicacounty.com

Tunica County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 10,778 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Tunica.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.