Holmes County , Mississippi

Holmes County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Holmes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,198 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 16,726 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lexington. The county was created 188 years ago in 1832.

Holmes County Quick Facts

Population : 16,726 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Holmes County, Holmes County
Area : 1979 km2
Water as percent of area : 1%
Land as percent of area : 99%
Named for : David Holmes
Capital : Lexington
Establishment : January 01, 1833
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:22:52 (3rd December 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.78% (2010-2020)
Holmes County locator map
Location of Holmes County on Mississippi map.
Holmes County Courthouse image
Holmes County Courthouse
Holmes County Courthouse image

Geography

Holmes County is located at 33°7'25"N 90°5'31"W (33.1235100, -90.0920500). It has 6 neighbors: Attala County, Carroll County, Humphreys County, Leflore County, Madison County and Yazoo County.

Holmes County map

The largest city of Holmes County is Durant with a population of 2,198. Other cities include, Lexington population 1,412 and West population 144. See all Holmes County cities & populated places.

Holmes County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Durant 2,198 City in Holmes County, Mississippi
Tchula 1,905 Town of the United States
Lexington 1,412 City in and county seat of Holmes County, Mississippi, United States
Goodman 1,152 Town in Holmes County, Mississippi
Pickens 976 Town of the United States
Cruger 330 Town in Holmes County, Mississippi
West 144 Human settlement in Holmes County, Mississippi, United States of America

Holmes County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lexington

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Holmes County decreased by 14.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,198 - census
2011 19,081 -0.61% estimation process
2012 18,919 -0.86% estimation process
2013 18,802 -0.62% estimation process
2014 18,510 -1.58% estimation process
2015 18,367 -0.78% estimation process
2016 18,017 -1.94% estimation process
2017 17,849 -0.94% estimation process
2018 17,444 -2.32% estimation process
2019 17,010 -2.55% estimation process
2020 16,726 -1.7% estimation process

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Local Places in Holmes County

People born in Holmes County (3)

People born in Holmes County, including politician Hernando Money, singer Jimi Jamison, minister, co-founder of Lockney Christian College C. W. Smith, you can see a list of people who born in Holmes County.

Other places with the same name (3)

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
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Jackson 157,821 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
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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 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
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