Lafayette County , Mississippi

Lafayette County: County in Missouri, United States

About

Lafayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,351 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 54,408 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lexington. The county was created 202 years ago in 1819.

Lafayette County Quick Facts

Population : 54,408 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette County, Lafayette Parish
Area : 1655 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
Altitude : 502 feet / 153 meters
Capital : Lexington
Establishment : January 01, 1820
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:17:16 (25th May 2022)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.97% (2010-2020)
Lafayette County locator map
Location of Lafayette County on Mississippi map.
Lafayette County Courthouse  Lexington  Missouri image
Lafayette County Courthouse Lexington Missouri
Lafayette County Courthouse  Lexington  Missouri image

Geography

Lafayette County is located at 34°21'24"N 89°29'6"W (34.3567500, -89.4849200). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Johnson County, Pettis County, Ray County and Saline County.

Lafayette County map

The largest city of Lafayette County is Oxford with a population of 22,314. . See all Lafayette County cities & populated places.

Lafayette County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Oxford 22,314 City in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States of America
Taylor 457 Village in Mississippi, United States
Abbeville 433 Town in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States

Lafayette County has 5 neighbours.

  • Lexington

Demographics

The population of Lafayette County increased by 12.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,351 - census
2011 48,403 2.17% estimation process
2012 50,221 3.62% estimation process
2013 51,565 2.61% estimation process
2014 52,032 0.9% estimation process
2015 52,736 1.33% estimation process
2016 53,476 1.38% estimation process
2017 54,178 1.3% estimation process
2018 53,542 -1.19% estimation process
2019 54,019 0.88% estimation process
2020 54,408 0.71% estimation process

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People born in Lafayette County (1)

Confederate Army officer Peter Youree was born in Lafayette County

Other places with the same name (5)

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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 Capital and largest 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 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
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States