Mississippi County , Missouri

Mississippi County: County in Missouri, United States


Mississippi County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,358 and a population density of 13 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 12,691 inhabitants. Its county seat is Charleston. The county was created 177 years ago in 1844.

Mississippi County Quick Facts

Population : 12,691 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Missouri (United States)
Different from : Mississippi County
Area : 1111 km2
Water as percent of area : 4%
Land as percent of area : 96%
Named for : Mississippi River
Capital : Charleston
Establishment : January 01, 1845
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:36:10 (16th May 2022)
Density : 11 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.14% (2010-2020)
Mississippi County locator map
Location of Mississippi County on Missouri map.
Map of Missouri highlighting Mississippi County locator map image
Map of Missouri highlighting Mississippi County
Map of Missouri highlighting Mississippi County locator map image


Mississippi County is located at 36°49'41"N 89°17'28"W (36.8281000, -89.2911800). It has 7 neighbors: Alexander County, Ballard County, Carlisle County, Fulton County, Hickman County, New Madrid County and Scott County.

Mississippi County map

The largest city of Mississippi County is Charleston with a population of 5,015. Other cities include, East Prairie population 2,924, Bertrand population 747, Wyatt population 281 and Wilson City population 110. See all Mississippi County cities & populated places.

Mississippi County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Charleston 5,015 City in Missouri
East Prairie 2,924 City in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States
Bertrand 747 City in the U.
Wyatt 281 City in Missouri, United States
Anniston 207 Town in Mississippi County, Missouri, USA
Wilson City 110 Human settlement in Mississippi County, Missouri, United States of America

Mississippi County has 7 neighbours.

  • Charleston


According to census records, the population of Mississippi County decreased by 13.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 14,358 - census
2011 14,234 -0.87% estimation process
2012 14,274 0.28% estimation process
2013 14,174 -0.71% estimation process
2014 14,175 0.01% estimation process
2015 13,965 -1.5% estimation process
2016 13,738 -1.65% estimation process
2017 13,594 -1.06% estimation process
2018 13,394 -1.49% estimation process
2019 13,180 -1.62% estimation process
2020 12,691 -3.85% estimation process

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People born in Mississippi County (1)

American politician (1854-1922) Joseph J. Russell was born in Mississippi County

Other places with the same name (2)

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