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Time Zone: Clarke County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Quitman is the Seat for Clarke County.

Clarke County was founded in 1833 and was created by taking area from WayneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clarke had a population of 17,207 people. This is a decrease of 4.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,955 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clarke represented 0.63% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 55th most populous county (out of 82 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201016,732-6.81%-2.76% since 2009
200917,207-4.17%-0.74% since 2008
200817,335-3.45%-0.18% since 2007
200717,366-3.28% 
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200017,955The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clarke County Census Page for Clarke County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Clarke County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Clarke County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Quitman   2,2852,4637.23% decrease  
Stonewall   1,0561,1498.09% decrease  
Shubuta   6306513.23% decrease  
Enterprise   4514744.85% decrease  
Pachuta   2292456.53% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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