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

The community of Fulton is the Seat for Itawamba County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Itawamba had a population of 23,000 people. This is an increase of 1.01% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,770 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Itawamba represented 0.8% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 41st 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
201023,401+2.77%+1.74% since 2009
200923,000+1.01%-0.41% since 2008
200823,095+1.43%+0.52% since 2007
200022,770The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Fulton   4,0323,8823.86% increase  
Mantachie   1,1121,1070.45% increase  
Tremont   3893900.26% decrease  

Websites for Itawamba County

Official Website:   www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

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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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