Lowndes County, county in Mississippi, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 58,309 inhabitants. The county was created 193 years ago in 1830. Its county seat is Columbus.
There are 4 city/town in Lowndes County, MS. The largest city of Lowndes County is Columbus with a population of 23,307. Other cities include, Caledonia population 1,048, Crawford population 655 and Artesia population 420
Lowndes County is located in northeastern Mississippi within the Columbus micropolitan area. The county has a population of around 59,000 residents. Here are some highlights of the cities and towns in Lowndes County:
Columbus is the county seat and largest city in Lowndes County with around 24,000 residents. It played a key role in the Confederacy during the Civil War. Today Columbus is known for its historic architecture including the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center.
New Hope is a small unincorporated community northwest of Columbus with around 250 residents. It originated as a railroad construction camp in the 1850s. The New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church and New Hope Cemetery provide insights into the area's history.
Artesia is a village located east of Columbus with around 500 residents. The downtown area has historic buildings and structures now used as shops and cafes. Annual events include the Front Porch Blues Bash held at the Artesia Public Library.
Crawford is an unincorporated town south of Columbus established in the 1830s. It had around 600 residents as of 2000. Historic sites include the Kirkwood Plantation, Tabernacle Methodist Church, and Crawford Depot Museum.
Caledonia is a small rural town located southwest of Columbus with around 1,000 residents. The Caledonia Historic District includes Victorian homes, churches, and other 19th century buildings.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lowndes County.
|Artesia||Town of the United States||420|
|Caledonia||City in Mississippi, United States of America||1,048|
|Columbus||County seat of Lowndes County, Mississippi, United States||23,307|
|Crawford||Town in Lowndes County, Mississippi||655|