Copiah County, Mississippi

Copiah County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Copiah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,449 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 27,933 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hazlehurst. The county was created 200 years ago in 1823.

Quick Facts about Copiah County

Population : 27,933 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 2019 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.36%
Land as percent of area : 99.64%
Altitude : 420 feet / 128 meters
Capital : Hazlehurst
Establishment : January 01, 1823
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:00:09 (5th February 2023)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.43% (2010-2020)
Copiah County locator map
Location of Copiah County on Mississippi map.
US POST OFFICE - HAZLEHURST  COPIAH COUNTY  MS image
US POST OFFICE - HAZLEHURST COPIAH COUNTY MS
US POST OFFICE - HAZLEHURST  COPIAH COUNTY  MS image

Geography

Copiah County is located at 31°52'9"N 90°26'56"W (31.8692400, -90.4488000). It has 6 neighbors: Claiborne County, Hinds County, Jefferson County, Lawrence County, Lincoln County and Simpson County.

Copiah County map

The largest city of Copiah County is Crystal Springs with a population of 4,647. Other cities include, Hazlehurst population 3,689 and Wesson population 1,849. See all Copiah County cities & populated places.

Copiah County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Crystal Springs 4,647 City in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States of America
Hazlehurst 3,689 City in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States
Wesson 1,849 Human settlement in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States of America
Sardis 1,529 Town of the United States
Beauregard 322 Village in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States
Georgetown 268 Town in Copiah County, Mississippi, United States

Copiah County has 6 neighbours.

  • Hazlehurst

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Copiah County decreased by 5.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1830 7,001 - estimation process
1840 8,954 21.81% demographic balance
1850 11,794 24.08% demographic balance
1860 15,398 23.41% estimation process
1870 20,608 25.28% estimation process
1880 27,552 25.2% census
1890 30,233 8.87% estimation process
1900 34,395 12.1% estimation process
1910 35,914 4.23% estimation process
2010 29,449 -21.95% census
2011 29,278 -0.58% estimation process
2012 29,047 -0.8% estimation process
2013 28,941 -0.37% estimation process
2014 28,977 0.12% estimation process
2015 28,865 -0.39% estimation process
2016 28,647 -0.76% estimation process
2017 28,528 -0.42% estimation process
2018 28,400 -0.45% estimation process
2019 28,065 -1.19% estimation process
2020 27,933 -0.47% estimation process

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People born in Copiah County (4)

People born in Copiah County, including politician William P. McLean, Confederate Army general Hiram B. Granbury, businessman Joseph Edison Walker, .

List

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Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
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Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
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Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
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