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

The community of Bay Springs is the Seat for Jasper County.

Jasper County was founded in 1833. Jasper was created by taking area from Jones and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jasper had a population of 17,940 people. This is a decrease of 1.15% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,149 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jasper represented 0.64% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 54th 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
201017,062-5.99%-4.89% since 2009
200917,940-1.15%-0.84% since 2008
200818,092-0.31%+0.77% since 2007
200717,954-1.07% 
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200018,149The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Bay Springs   2,1622,0973.1% increase  
Heidelberg   7988405% decrease  
Louin   3303392.65% decrease  
Montrose   1261270.79% 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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