Amite County, Mississippi

Amite County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Amite County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,131 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,205 inhabitants. Its county seat is Liberty. The county was created 213 years ago in 1808.

Quick Facts about Amite County

Population : 12,205 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1895 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.2%
Land as percent of area : 99.8%
Named for : Amite River
Altitude : 295 feet / 90 meters
Capital : Liberty
Establishment : January 01, 1809
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:26:35 (28th June 2022)
Density : 6 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.59% (2010-2020)
Amite County locator map
Location of Amite County on Mississippi map.
Amite County Mississippi Courthouse image
Amite County Mississippi Courthouse
Amite County Mississippi Courthouse image

Geography

Amite County is located at 31°10'28"N 90°48'16"W (31.1744000, -90.8044300). It has 7 neighbors: Wilkinson County, East Feliciana Parish, Saint Helena Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Franklin County, Lincoln County and Pike County.

Amite County map

The largest city of Amite County is Oxford with a population of 28,635. Other cities include, Mount Olive population 896, Gloster population 852, Liberty population 634 and Crosby population 270. See all Amite County cities & populated places.

Amite County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Amite County.

City Name Population Title
Oxford 28,635 City in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States of America
Mount Olive 896 City in Covington County, Mississippi, United States of America
Gloster 852 City in Amite County, Mississippi, United States of America
Liberty 634 City in Mississippi, United States
Enterprise 454 Town in Clarke County, Mississippi, United States
Crosby 270 City in Mississippi, United States of America

Amite County has 7 neighbours.

  • Liberty

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Amite County decreased by 7.59% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,131 - census
2011 13,142 0.08% estimation process
2012 12,939 -1.57% estimation process
2013 12,856 -0.65% estimation process
2014 12,605 -1.99% estimation process
2015 12,553 -0.41% estimation process
2016 12,433 -0.97% estimation process
2017 12,448 0.12% estimation process
2018 12,327 -0.98% estimation process
2019 12,297 -0.24% estimation process
2020 12,205 -0.75% estimation process

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People born in Amite County (4)

People born in Amite County, including Confederate Army general Douglas H. Cooper, politician Frank A. McLain, American-football player Kirby Lee Spurlock, .

List

  • Louis Allen (African-American businessman shot and killed on his land during the civil rights era) he was born in 25/04/1919

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