Perry County, Mississippi

Perry County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Perry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,250 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,862 inhabitants. Its county seat is New Augusta. The county was created 203 years ago in 1819.

Quick Facts about Perry County

Population : 11,862 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County, Perry County
Area : 1684 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Oliver Hazard Perry
Capital : New Augusta
Establishment : January 01, 1820
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:39:33 (27th January 2023)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.27% (2010-2020)
Perry County locator map
Location of Perry County on Mississippi map.
Perry County Mississippi Courthouse image
Perry County Mississippi Courthouse
Perry County Mississippi Courthouse image

Geography

Perry County is located at 31°10'19"N 88°59'32"W (31.1720200, -88.9923300). It has 5 neighbors: Forrest County, George County, Greene County, Stone County and Wayne County.

Perry County map

The largest city of Perry County is Richton with a population of 1,066. Other cities include and New Augusta population 593. See all Perry County cities & populated places.

Perry County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Richton 1,066 City in Perry County, Mississippi, United States of America
Beaumont 894 Town of the United States
New Augusta 593 Human settlement in Perry County, Mississippi, United States of America

Perry County has 5 neighbours.

  • New Augusta

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Perry County decreased by 3.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,250 - census
2011 12,151 -0.81% estimation process
2012 11,996 -1.29% estimation process
2013 12,009 0.11% estimation process
2014 12,053 0.37% estimation process
2015 12,071 0.15% estimation process
2016 12,056 -0.12% estimation process
2017 12,014 -0.35% estimation process
2018 11,918 -0.81% estimation process
2019 11,973 0.46% estimation process
2020 11,862 -0.94% estimation process

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People born in Perry County (1)

Swords Lee was born in Perry County

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