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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 35,252 inhabitants. Its county seat is Aberdeen. The county was created 200 years ago in 1820.

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.

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MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE ABERDEEN MONROE COUNTY. MS

The largest city of Monroe County is Amory with a population of 6,794. Other cities include, Aberdeen population 5,205, New Hamilton population 553, Hatley population 460 and Gattman population 88. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

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Monroe County map

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 35,252 (2019)
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 : 09:14:07 (30th July 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.93% (2010-2019)

Monroe County has 7 neighbours.

  • Aberdeen

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Monroe County decreased by 4.93% in 9 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

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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 (16)

Monroe County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Amory 6,794 City in Monroe County, Mississippi
Aberdeen 5,205 City in Mississippi, United States
Smithville 737 Town in Mississippi
New Hamilton 553
Hatley 460 Human settlement in Monroe County, Mississippi, United States of America
Gattman 88 Human settlement in Monroe County, Mississippi, United States of America

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Mississippi 2,976,149 State of the United States of America
Hinds County 231,840 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,080 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 160,628 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
Rankin County 155,271 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,617 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,272 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,436 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 74,897 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 74,125 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,705 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 68,098 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 63,343 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA

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