Leake County, Mississippi
Leake County: County in Mississippi, United States
Leake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,805 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 22,741 inhabitants. Its county seat is Carthage. The county was created 190 years ago in 1832.
Quick Facts about Leake County
|Population :||22,741 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Mississippi (United States)|
|Area :||1516 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.4%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.6%|
|Named for :||Walter Leake|
|Altitude :||335 feet / 102 meters|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1833|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||10:03:32 (10th June 2023)|
|Density :||15 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-4.68% (2010-2020)|
Leake County is located at 32°45'13"N 89°31'27"W (32.7535300, -89.5240600). It has 3 neighbors: Attala County, Neshoba County and Scott County.
Leake County map
The largest city of Leake County is Wiggins with a population of 4,524. . See all Leake County cities & populated places.
Leake County Populated Places
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Leake County.
|Wiggins||4,524||City in Mississippi, United States|
|Lena||134||Town in Leake County, Mississippi, United States of America|
- Official Website
Official website of Leake County
Leake County has 3 neighbours.
- Attala County county in Mississippi, United States
- Neshoba County county in Mississippi, United States
- Scott County county in Mississippi, United States
According to census records, the population of Leake County decreased by 4.68% in 10 years.
People born in Leake County (4)
People born in Leake County, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Van T. Barfoot, football player Bill Stribling, historian Donald Rawson, .
- Ferr Smith he was born in 10/09/1941
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