Yazoo County, Mississippi

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Yazoo County
County of Yazoo
Postcard. Ricks Memorial Library in Yazoo City.
Map of Mississippi highlighting Yazoo County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°47′N 90°24′W / 32.78°N 90.4°W / 32.78; -90.4
Country United States
State Mississippi
FoundedJanuary 21, 1823
Named forThe Yazoo River
SeatYazoo City
Largest cityYazoo City
 • Total934 sq mi (2,420 km2)
 • Land923 sq mi (2,390 km2)
 • Water11 sq mi (30 km2)  1.2%
 • Total28,065
 • Estimate 
 • Density30/sq mi (12/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
39039, 39040, 39088, 39095, 39146, 39162, 39179, 39194
Area code662
Congressional district2nd

Yazoo County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 28,065 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Yazoo City.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)