Lowndes County, Mississippi

Lowndes County: County in Mississippi, United States


Lowndes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 59,779 and a population density of 45 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 58,309 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbus. The county was created 193 years ago in 1829.

Quick Facts about Lowndes County

Population : 58,309 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Lowndes County, Lowndes County
Area : 1338 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : William Lowndes
Capital : Columbus
Establishment : January 01, 1830
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:50:24 (6th June 2023)
Density : 44 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.52% (2010-2020)
Lowndes County locator map
Location of Lowndes County on Mississippi map.
Friendship Cemetery 264-001 image
Friendship Cemetery 264-001
Friendship Cemetery 264-001 image


Lowndes County is located at 33°28'22"N 88°26'36"W (33.4729100, -88.4433100). It has 6 neighbors: Lamar County, Pickens County, Clay County, Monroe County, Noxubee County and Oktibbeha County.

Lowndes County map

The largest city of Lowndes County is Columbus with a population of 23,307. Other cities include and Caledonia population 1,048. See all Lowndes County cities & populated places.

Lowndes County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Columbus 23,307 County seat of Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States
Caledonia 1,048 City in Mississippi, United States of America
Crawford 655 Town in Lowndes County, Mississippi
Artesia 420 Town of the United States

Lowndes County has 6 neighbours.

  • Columbus


According to census records, the population of Lowndes County decreased by 2.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,779 - census
2011 59,615 -0.28% estimation process
2012 59,604 -0.02% estimation process
2013 59,803 0.33% estimation process
2014 59,804 0% estimation process
2015 59,697 -0.18% estimation process
2016 59,549 -0.25% estimation process
2017 59,147 -0.68% estimation process
2018 58,760 -0.66% estimation process
2019 58,595 -0.28% estimation process
2020 58,309 -0.49% estimation process

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People born in Lowndes County (3)

People born in Lowndes County, including Delta blues guitarist, recording artist, singer and songwriter Big Joe Williams, politician Henry L. Muldrow, baseball player Luther Hackman, .


Other places with the same name (3)

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
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
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Southaven 56,644 City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States