Monroe County , Mississippi

Monroe County: County in Mississippi, United States

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

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 36,989 and a population density of 18 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 35,123 inhabitants. Its county seat is Aberdeen. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  ABERDEEN  MONROE COUNTY. MS image
MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE ABERDEEN MONROE COUNTY. MS
MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE  ABERDEEN  MONROE COUNTY. MS image

Geography

Monroe County is located at 33°53'32"N 88°28'50"W (33.8922400, -88.4804700). It has 7 neighbors: Lamar County, Marion County, Lowndes County, Chickasaw County, Clay County, Itawamba County and Lee County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is Amory with a population of 6,714. Other cities include, Aberdeen population 5,268, Hatley population 458 and Gattman population 89. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 35,123 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 2000 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Aberdeen
Establishment : January 01, 1821
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:17:00 (28th October 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.31% (2010-2020)

Monroe County has 7 neighbours.

  • Aberdeen

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe County decreased by 5.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,989 - census
2011 36,606 -1.05% estimation process
2012 36,409 -0.54% estimation process
2013 36,148 -0.72% estimation process
2014 36,055 -0.26% estimation process
2015 35,823 -0.65% estimation process
2016 35,897 0.21% estimation process
2017 35,851 -0.13% estimation process
2018 35,543 -0.87% estimation process
2019 35,252 -0.83% estimation process
2020 35,123 -0.37% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (3)

People born in Monroe County, including Recipient of the Purple Heart medal William Flynt Nichols, politician Rufus Hardy, judge John Jay Good, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

Other places with the same name (17)

Monroe County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Amory 6,714 City in Monroe County, Mississippi
Aberdeen 5,268 City in Mississippi, United States
Smithville 738 Town in Mississippi
Hatley 458 Human settlement in Monroe County, Mississippi, United States of America
Gattman 89 Human settlement in Monroe 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
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
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States