Mississippi County , Arkansas

Mississippi County: County in Arkansas, United States

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

About

Mississippi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 46,480 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 40,066 inhabitants. Its county seat is Blytheville. The county was created 187 years ago in 1833.

Map of Arkansas highlighting Mississippi County locator map image
Map of Arkansas highlighting Mississippi County
Map of Arkansas highlighting Mississippi County locator map image

Geography

Mississippi County is located at 35°45'50"N 90°3'15"W (35.7639000, -90.0541700). It has 8 neighbors: Craighead County, Crittenden County, Poinsett County, Dunklin County, Pemiscot County, Dyer County, Lauderdale County and Tipton County.

Mississippi County map

The largest city of Mississippi County is Blytheville with a population of 13,216. Other cities include, Osceola population 6,576, Manila population 3,339, Gosnell population 3,066 and Leachville population 1,843. See all Mississippi County cities & populated places.

Weather

Mississippi County forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 82, with temperatures falling to around 79 in the afternoon. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Mississippi County Quick Facts

Population : 40,066 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Mississippi County
Area : 2382 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Altitude : 226 feet / 69 meters
Capital : Blytheville
Establishment : November 11, 1833
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:01:26 (24th October 2021)
Density : 17 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -16.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 82℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Mississippi County has 8 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mississippi County decreased by 16.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 46,480 - census
2011 46,031 -0.98% estimation process
2012 45,553 -1.05% estimation process
2013 44,695 -1.92% estimation process
2014 44,247 -1.01% estimation process
2015 43,729 -1.18% estimation process
2016 42,900 -1.93% estimation process
2017 42,112 -1.87% estimation process
2018 41,236 -2.12% estimation process
2019 40,651 -1.44% estimation process
2020 40,066 -1.46% estimation process

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People born in Mississippi County (5)

People born in Mississippi County, including musician Wayne McGinnis, musician Narvel Felts, musician Jerry Jaye, you can see a list of people who born in Mississippi County.

  • Pauline Love (American basketball player and basketball coach) she was born in 05/04/1987
  • Ann Clemmer (American political scientist and politician) she was born in 10/08/1958

Other places with the same name (2)

Mississippi County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Blytheville 13,216 City in Arkansas, USA
Osceola 6,576 City in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States
Manila 3,339 City in Arkansas, USA
Gosnell 3,066 City in Arkansas, USA
Leachville 1,843 City in Arkansas, USA
Luxora 1,007 City in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States of America
Wilson 803 Human settlement in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States of America
Keiser 663 City in Arkansas, USA
Joiner 495 City in Arkansas, USA
Dyess 358 Township in Mississippi County, Arkansas
Etowah 312 Town in Mississippi County, Arkansas
Dell 184 Town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States
Burdette 165 Township in Mississippi County, Arkansas
Bassett 156 Human settlement in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States of America
Marie 70 Town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States
Birdsong 41 U.

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Craighead County 112,245 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States