Lamar County, Mississippi
Lamar County: County in Mississippi, United States
Lamar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,658 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 64,165 inhabitants. Its county seat is Purvis. The county was created 119 years ago in 1904.
Quick Facts about Lamar County
|Population :||64,165 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|Different from :||Lamar County, Lamar County, Lamar County|
|Area :||1296 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.7%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.3%|
|Named for :||Lucius Q. C. Lamar|
|Establishment :||February 02, 1904|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||09:06:52 (5th June 2023)|
|Density :||50 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||13.26% (2010-2020)|
Lamar County is located at 31°12'21"N 89°30'31"W (31.2058700, -89.5086900). It has 5 neighbors: Covington County, Forrest County, Jefferson Davis County, Marion County and Pearl River County.
Lamar County map
The largest city of Lamar County is Purvis with a population of 2,398. Other cities include, Lumberton population 2,242 and Sumrall population 1,926. See all Lamar County cities & populated places.
Lamar County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lamar County.
|West Hattiesburg||5,909||Census designated place|
|Purvis||2,398||Small city in Mississippi, U.|
|Lumberton||2,242||City in Mississippi, United States|
|Sumrall||1,926||City in Lamar County, Mississippi, United States of America|
- Official Website
Official website of Lamar County
Lamar County has 5 neighbours.
- Covington County county in Mississippi, United States
- Forrest County county in Mississippi, United States
- Jefferson Davis County county in Mississippi, United States
- Marion County county in Mississippi, United States
- Pearl River County county in Mississippi, United States
The population of Lamar County increased by 13.26% in 10 years.
People born in Lamar County (1)
American politician Harvey Fillingane was born in Lamar County
Other places with the same name (4)
- Lamar County , Texas county in Mississippi, United States with a population of 49,905 people.
- Lamar County , Georgia county in Georgia, United States with a population of 19,261 people.
- Lamar County , Alabama county in Alabama, United States with a population of 13,764 people.
Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)
|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|
|Auburn||60,258||City in Lee County, Alabama, USA|
|Lowndes County||58,309||County in Mississippi, United States|
|Southaven||56,644||City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States|