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

The community of Ackerman is the Seat for Choctaw County.

Choctaw County was founded in 1833. Choctaw was created by taking area from Lowndes, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Choctaw had a population of 9,023 people. This is a decrease of 7.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 9,758 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Choctaw represented 0.34% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 76th 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
20108,547-12.41%-5.28% since 2009
20099,023-7.53%-0.49% since 2008
20089,067-7.08%+0.76% since 2007
20009,758The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ackerman   1,5021,69611.44% decrease  
Mathiston   6927203.89% decrease  
Weir   5005539.58% decrease  
French Camp   3783933.82% 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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