Chickasaw County, Mississippi

Chickasaw County: County in Mississippi, United States


Chickasaw County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,392 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,951 inhabitants. Its county seat is Houston. The county was created 187 years ago in 1835.

Chickasaw County locator map
Location of Chickasaw County on Mississippi map.

Quick Facts about Chickasaw County

Population : 16,951 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Chickasaw County
Area : 1306 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Chickasaw
Altitude : 453 feet / 138 meters
Capital : Houston
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:04:45 (1st December 2023)
Density : 13 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.6% (2010-2020)
Weather : 44℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather
Chickasaw County Courthouse image
Chickasaw County Courthouse
Chickasaw County Courthouse image


Chickasaw County is located at 33°55'15"N 88°56'52"W (33.9208000, -88.9478600). It has 6 neighbors: Calhoun County, Clay County, Lee County, Monroe County, Pontotoc County and Webster County.

Chickasaw County map

The largest city of Chickasaw County is Okolona with a population of 2,577. . See all Chickasaw County cities & populated places.

Chickasaw County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Chickasaw County.

City Name Population Title
Houston 3,375 Town in Mississippi
Okolona 2,577 Human settlement in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States of America
Woodland 133 Village in Chickasaw County, Mississippi


Chickasaw County forecast: Rain showers before midnight, then showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy. Low around 44, with temperatures rising to around 50 overnight. South southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. more

Chickasaw County has 6 neighbours.

  • Houston


According to census records, the population of Chickasaw County decreased by 2.6% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,392 - census
2011 17,500 0.62% estimation process
2012 17,502 0.01% estimation process
2013 17,384 -0.68% estimation process
2014 17,404 0.11% estimation process
2015 17,395 -0.05% estimation process
2016 17,224 -0.99% estimation process
2017 17,144 -0.47% estimation process
2018 17,100 -0.26% estimation process
2019 17,103 0.02% estimation process
2020 16,951 -0.9% estimation process

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People born in Chickasaw County (1)

American singer-songwriter Bobbie Gentry was born in Chickasaw County

Other places with the same name (2)

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,801 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 157,821 The capital and most populous city of Mississippi.
Rankin County 155,975 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,802 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,871 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 The second most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi.
West Gulfport 71,329 A census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 The most populous city in Lee County, Mississippi.
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States