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Welcome to Clarksdale ...
The city of Clarksdale is located in Coahoma County<1> and is the County Seat for Coahoma County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clarksdale has a population of 14,888 people<2> (see below for details).
Clarksdale is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Clarksdale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Clarksdale is within the (662) area code.
The ZIP code for Clarksdale: 38614<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Clarksdale.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarksdale had an population of 14,888 people. This is a decrease of 17.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.89% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarksdale had a population of 17,962 people (which is 68.69% of the total population of Coahoma County). This makes Clarksdale the county's most populous community.
The population of Clarksdale represents 0.61% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,962 people, the population of Clarksdale decreased 13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,645 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarksdale.
Communities Also Named Clarksdale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Clarksdale - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clarksdale.
Communities near Clarksdale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clarksdale.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clarksdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarksdale.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarksdale. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clarksdale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarksdale. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clarksdale.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarksdale ...
Looking for more information about Clarksdale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Clarksdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clarksdale.
Adding Clarksdale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Clarksdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Clarksdale was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Clarksdale on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Clarksdale.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023