Carthage, Adams County, Mississippi

Carthage: Human settlement in Leake County, Mississippi, United States of America

About

Carthage is a city located in the county of Adams in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,075 and a population density of 210 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,725 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Carthage

Population : 4,725 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Adams County
Postal code : 39051
Phone Area Codes : 601
Area : 24.18 km2
Altitude : 351 feet / 107 meters
Capital city : Carthage is capital of Leake County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:13:39 (14th August 2022)
Density : 195 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.41% (2010-2020)
Carthage locator map
Location of Carthage on Mississippi map.
Leake County Courthouse image
Leake County Courthouse
Leake County Courthouse image

Geography

Carthage is located at 31°31'36"N 91°26'45"W (31.5265600, -91.4459500).

Carthage map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carthage decreased by 7.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1880 285 -
2000 4,637 93.85%
2010 5,075 8.63% census
2011 4,972 -2.07% estimation process
2012 4,977 0.1% estimation process
2013 4,934 -0.87% estimation process
2014 4,915 -0.39% estimation process
2015 4,858 -1.17% estimation process
2016 4,844 -0.29% estimation process
2017 4,832 -0.25% estimation process
2018 4,795 -0.77% estimation process
2019 4,782 -0.27% estimation process
2020 4,725 -1.21% estimation process

Carthage zip code is 39051. County name: Leake, County fips: 28079

People born in Carthage (8)

People born in Carthage, including basketball player John Howard Getty Johnson, basketball player, pastor Marcus Mann, sprinter O'Neal Wilder, .

List

  • Bennett Malone (American politician) he was born in 06/01/1944
  • Charles Graham (American actor (1895-1943)) he was born in 16/02/1895
  • Randy Rushing (American politician) he was born in 09/09/1963
  • Ollie McLaughlin (American record producer and record label owner) he was born in 24/03/1925
  • Joseph Chambers (American musician, songwriter, member of The Chambers Brothers) he was born in 22/08/1942

Schools in Carthage

College & universities near Carthage, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175342 Alcorn State University Alcorn State (MS) 39096-7500

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carthage, MS

Code Name Address Type
BRH Brookhaven East Monticello St. and South Railroad Ave. RAIL
MCB McComb 114 Northeast Railroad Ave. RAIL
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS
HAZ Hazlehurst station North Ragsdale Ave and East Conway St. RAIL

Post offices near Carthage

Post Office Name City ZIP
Vidalia Post Office Vidalia (LA) 71373

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Adams County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Adams County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Natchez 14,362 County seat of Adams County, Mississippi, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Carthage distances to largest Mississippi cities