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Welcome to Jasper County ...

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

The community of Bay Springs is the Seat for Jasper County.

Jasper County was founded in 1833. Jasper was created by taking area from Jones and Wayne Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Jasper had a population of 16,368 people. This is a decrease of 4.07% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,062 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jasper represented 0.58% of the total population of Mississippi.

Below are some of the communities located in Jasper County:

  • Bay Springs
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Springs
    • Bay Springs is located in Jasper County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,650 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Springs <3>
  • Heidelberg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Louin
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louin
    • Louin is located in Jasper County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262 people
  • Montrose
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
    • Montrose is located in Jasper County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people

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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 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Feb 2024