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

The community of Liberty is the Seat for Amite County.

Amite County was founded in 1809 and was created by taking area from WilkinsonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Amite had a population of 13,038 people. This is a decrease of 4.13% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,599 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Amite represented 0.48% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 62nd 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,131-3.44%+0.71% since 2009
200913,038-4.13%-1.55% since 2008
200813,243-2.62%-0.63% since 2007
200013,599The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Centreville   1,5461,6807.98% decrease  
Gloster   1,0011,0736.71% decrease  
Liberty   6576333.79% increase  
Crosby   3443604.44% decrease  

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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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