Jefferson County , Mississippi

Jefferson County: County in Mississippi, United States

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

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,726 and a population density of 6 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 6,990 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fayette. The county was created 222 years ago in 1799.

Geography

Jefferson County is located at 31°44'3"N 91°2'14"W (31.7342100, -91.0371800). It has 6 neighbors: Tensas Parish, Adams County, Claiborne County, Copiah County, Franklin County and Lincoln County.

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Christ Church Church Hill Mississippi

The largest city of Jefferson County is Fayette with a population of 1,436. . See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Jefferson County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Sunny, with a high near 95. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

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Jefferson County map

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 6,990 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
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Area : 1365 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Capital : Fayette
Establishment : April 04, 1799
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:17:01 (1st August 2021)
Density : 5 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -10.53% (2010-2019)
Weather : 95℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Jefferson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Fayette

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jefferson County decreased by 10.53% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,726 - census
2011 7,595 -1.72% estimation process
2012 7,679 1.09% estimation process
2013 7,655 -0.31% estimation process
2014 7,579 -1% estimation process
2015 7,503 -1.01% estimation process
2016 7,312 -2.61% estimation process
2017 7,227 -1.18% estimation process
2018 7,093 -1.89% estimation process
2019 6,990 -1.47% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (4)

People born in Jefferson County, including judge Benjamin Drake Magruder, Willie Young, lawyer, politician, businessman and planter Walter Sillers, Sr., you can see a list of people who born in Jefferson County.

  • Alma Newton (American author)

Other places with the same name (24)

Jefferson County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Fayette 1,436 City in and county seat of Jefferson County, Mississippi

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