Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

Oktibbeha County: County in Mississippi, United States


Oktibbeha County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 47,671 and a population density of 40 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 49,789 inhabitants. Its county seat is Starkville. The county was created 190 years ago in 1832.

Quick Facts about Oktibbeha County

Population : 49,789 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1196 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Altitude : 331 feet / 101 meters
Capital : Starkville
Establishment : January 01, 1833
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:04:50 (2nd April 2023)
Density : 42 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.25% (2010-2020)
Oktibbeha County locator map
Location of Oktibbeha County on Mississippi map.
Textile Building Starkville image
Textile Building Starkville
Textile Building Starkville image


Oktibbeha County is located at 33°25'30"N 88°52'45"W (33.4249500, -88.8793000). It has 2 neighbors: Clay County and Winston County.

Oktibbeha County map

The largest city of Oktibbeha County is Starkville with a population of 25,540. Other cities include and Sturgis population 257. See all Oktibbeha County cities & populated places.

Oktibbeha County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Starkville 25,540 City in Mississippi
Maben 817 Town of the United States
Sturgis 257 Human settlement in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States of America

Oktibbeha County has 2 neighbours.

  • Starkville


The population of Oktibbeha County increased by 4.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 47,671 - census
2011 47,764 0.19% estimation process
2012 48,822 2.17% estimation process
2013 49,105 0.58% estimation process
2014 49,061 -0.09% estimation process
2015 49,510 0.91% estimation process
2016 49,534 0.05% estimation process
2017 49,678 0.29% estimation process
2018 49,249 -0.87% estimation process
2019 49,587 0.68% estimation process
2020 49,789 0.41% estimation process

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People born in Oktibbeha County (4)

People born in Oktibbeha County, including President of Mississippi State University Buz M. Walker, academic administrator John Manuel Gandy, sound engineer George Leverett, .


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