Stone County, Mississippi

Stone County: County in Mississippi, United States


Stone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,786 and a population density of 15 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 18,360 inhabitants. Its county seat is Wiggins. The county was created 108 years ago in 1915.

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

Quick Facts about Stone County

Population : 18,360 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Stone County, Stone County
Area : 1160 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : John Marshall Stone
Capital : Wiggins
Establishment : January 01, 1916
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:36:24 (15th June 2024)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.13% (2010-2020)
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Stone County is located at 30°47'24"N 89°7'4"W (30.7899500, -89.1177100). It has 7 neighbors: Forrest County, George County, Hancock County, Harrison County, Jackson County, Pearl River County and Perry County.

Stone County map

The largest city of Stone County is Wiggins with a population of 4,550. . See all Stone County cities & populated places.

Stone County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Stone County.

City Name Population Title
Wiggins 4,550 City in Mississippi, United States

Stone County has 7 neighbours.

  • Wiggins


The population of Stone County increased by 3.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,786 - census
2011 17,901 0.64% estimation process
2012 18,051 0.83% estimation process
2013 17,960 -0.51% estimation process
2014 18,089 0.71% estimation process
2015 18,271 1% estimation process
2016 18,183 -0.48% estimation process
2017 18,593 2.21% estimation process
2018 17,997 -3.31% estimation process
2019 18,336 1.85% estimation process
2020 18,360 0.13% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

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 The capital and most populous 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 The second most populous city in Harrison County, Mississippi.
West Gulfport 71,329 A census-designated place in Harrison County, Mississippi.
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 The most populous city in Lee County, Mississippi.
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States