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

The community of Port Gibson is the Seat for Claiborne County.

Claiborne County was founded in 1802.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Claiborne had a population of 10,755 people. This is a decrease of 9.09% since the last Census (which gave a population of 11,831 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Claiborne represented 0.42% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 69th 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
20109,604-18.82%-10.7% since 2009
200910,755-9.09%-0.54% since 2008
200810,813-8.6%+1.2% since 2007
200011,831The Last Census

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


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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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