Lee County , Mississippi

Lee County: County in Mississippi, United States

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

About

Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,910 and a population density of 71 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 85,466 inhabitants. Its county seat is Tupelo. The county was created 155 years ago in 1866.

South facade of the Lee County  Mississippi courthouse in Tupelo  Mississippi 5 Aug 2013 image
South facade of the Lee County Mississippi courthouse in Tupelo Mississippi 5 Aug 2013
South facade of the Lee County  Mississippi courthouse in Tupelo  Mississippi 5 Aug 2013 image

Geography

Lee County is located at 34°17'24"N 88°40'50"W (34.2898900, -88.6804200). It has 6 neighbors: Chickasaw County, Itawamba County, Monroe County, Pontotoc County, Prentiss County and Union County.

Lee County map

The largest city of Lee County is Auburn with a population of 60,258. Other cities include, Tupelo population 38,303, City of Tupelo population 38,114, Saltillo population 5,071 and Baldwyn population 3,249. See all Lee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Lee County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers before 7am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7am and 1pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Lee County Quick Facts

Population : 85,466 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County, Lee County
Area : 1174 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.7%
Land as percent of area : 99.3%
Named for : Robert E. Lee
Capital : Tupelo
Establishment : October 10, 1866
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:13:24 (27th October 2021)
Density : 73 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.99% (2010-2020)
Weather : 70℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Lee County has 6 neighbours.

  • Tupelo

Demographics

The population of Lee County increased by 2.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 82,910 - census
2011 84,033 1.34% estimation process
2012 84,798 0.9% estimation process
2013 84,970 0.2% estimation process
2014 84,763 -0.24% estimation process
2015 84,740 -0.03% estimation process
2016 84,837 0.11% estimation process
2017 85,071 0.28% estimation process
2018 85,276 0.24% estimation process
2019 85,436 0.19% estimation process
2020 85,466 0.04% estimation process

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People born in Lee County (2)

People born in Lee County, including blues pianist Pinetop Sparks, West Texas pioneer and sculptor Arrie Ella Elgar Dumont, you can see a list of people who born in Lee County.

Other places with the same name (12)

Lee County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Tupelo 38,303 City in and county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Saltillo 5,071 Human settlement in Lee County, Mississippi, United States of America
Baldwyn 3,249 City in Lee and Prentiss counties, Mississippi, United States
Verona 3,209 City in Lee County, Mississippi
Guntown 2,797 Town in Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Nettleton 1,896 Town of the United States
Shannon 1,765 Town in Lee County, Mississippi, USA
Plantersville 1,125 City in Lee County, Mississippi, United States of America

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

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
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
Southaven 56,644 City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States