Lauderdale County, Mississippi

Lauderdale County: County in Mississippi, United States


Lauderdale County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 80,261 and a population density of 43 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 73,751 inhabitants. Its county seat is Meridian. The county was created 191 years ago in 1832.

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

Quick Facts about Lauderdale County

Population : 73,751 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Lauderdale County, Lauderdale County
Area : 1853 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : James Lauderdale
Capital : Meridian
Establishment : January 01, 1833
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:15:51 (15th April 2024)
Density : 40 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.83% (2010-2020)
Lauderdale County Courthouse Meridian  MS image
Lauderdale County Courthouse Meridian MS
Lauderdale County Courthouse Meridian  MS image


Lauderdale County is located at 32°24'15"N 88°39'45"W (32.4042900, -88.6625400). It has 7 neighbors: Choctaw County, Sumter County, Clarke County, Jasper County, Kemper County, Neshoba County and Newton County.

Lauderdale County map

The largest city of Lauderdale County is Meridian with a population of 36,011. . See all Lauderdale County cities & populated places.

Lauderdale County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lauderdale County.

City Name Population Title
Meridian 36,011 City in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States
Marion 1,482 Suburb town of Meridian, located in Lauderdale County, Mississippi
Nellieburg 1,414 Census designated place

Lauderdale County has 7 neighbours.

  • Meridian


According to census records, the population of Lauderdale County decreased by 8.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,261 - census
2011 80,648 0.48% estimation process
2012 80,259 -0.48% estimation process
2013 80,228 -0.04% estimation process
2014 79,266 -1.21% estimation process
2015 78,348 -1.17% estimation process
2016 77,376 -1.26% estimation process
2017 76,309 -1.4% estimation process
2018 75,238 -1.42% estimation process
2019 74,125 -1.5% estimation process
2020 73,751 -0.51% estimation process

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People born in Lauderdale County (1)

American politician Lillian Walker was born in Lauderdale County

Other places with the same name (3)

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County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
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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
Gulfport 71,438 The second most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi.
West Gulfport 71,329 A census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 The most populous city in Lee County, Mississippi.
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States
Southaven 56,644 The most populous city in DeSoto County, Mississippi.