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

The community of Houston is the Seat for Chickasaw County.

Chickasaw County was founded in 1836 and was created by taking area from MonroeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chickasaw had a population of 18,683 people. This is a decrease of 3.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,440 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chickasaw represented 0.68% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 50th 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
201017,392-10.53%-6.91% since 2009
200918,683-3.89%-0.41% since 2008
200818,759-3.5%-0.58% since 2007
200019,440The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Houston   3,8284,0796.15% decrease  
Okolona   2,8333,0567.3% decrease  
New Houlka   6877103.24% decrease  
Woodland   1531593.77% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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