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

Mississippi County was founded in 1842 and was created by taking area from ScottCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Mississippi had a population of 13,266 people. This is a decrease of 1.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,427 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Mississippi represented 0.24% of the total population of Missouri, making it the state's 74th most populous county (out of 115 counties).

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

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201014,358+6.93%+8.23% since 2009
200913,266-1.2%-0.84% since 2008
200813,378-0.36%-1.04% since 2007
200013,427The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Charleston   5,0094,7325.85% increase  
East Prairie   3,0363,2275.92% decrease  
Bertrand   6967405.95% decrease  
Wyatt   3323648.79% decrease  
Anniston   2652857.02% decrease  

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About Missouri

The Communities of Missouri

Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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