Lamar County , Mississippi

Lamar County: County in Mississippi, United States

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Location of Lamar County on Mississippi map.


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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 63,343 inhabitants. Its county seat is Purvis. The county was created 117 years ago in 1904.


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.

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The largest city of Lamar County is Purvis with a population of 2,392. Other cities include, Lumberton population 2,218, Sumrall population 1,867 and Arnold Line population 1,719. See all Lamar County cities & populated places.


Lamar County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 96. West northwest wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Lamar County map

Lamar County Quick Facts

Population : 63,343 (2019)
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
Capital : Purvis
Establishment : February 02, 1904
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:03:36 (31st July 2021)
Density : 49 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.13% (2010-2019)
Weather : 96℉ Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Lamar County has 5 neighbours.

  • Purvis


The population of Lamar County increased by 12.13% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,658 - census
2011 57,375 2.99% estimation process
2012 58,143 1.32% estimation process
2013 59,170 1.74% estimation process
2014 60,153 1.63% estimation process
2015 60,966 1.33% estimation process
2016 61,364 0.65% estimation process
2017 61,536 0.28% estimation process
2018 62,637 1.76% estimation process
2019 63,343 1.11% estimation process

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People born in Lamar County (1)

American politician Harvey Fillingane was born in Lamar County

Other places with the same name (3)

Lamar County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
West Hattiesburg 5,909 Census designated place
Purvis 2,392 Small city in Mississippi, U.
Lumberton 2,218 City in Mississippi, United States
Sumrall 1,867 City in Lamar County, Mississippi, United States of America
Arnold Line 1,719

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Mississippi 2,976,149 State of the United States of America
Hinds County 231,840 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,080 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 160,628 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
Rankin County 155,271 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,617 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,272 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,436 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 74,897 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 74,125 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,705 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 68,098 County in South Dakota, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Lowndes County 58,595 County in Mississippi, United States

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