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Welcome to Jefferson County ...

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

The community of Fayette is the Seat for Jefferson County.

Jefferson County was founded in 1799.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Jefferson had a population of 7,022 people. This is a decrease of 9.11% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,726 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jefferson represented 0.26% of the total population of Mississippi.

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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.


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