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

The community of Marks is the Seat for Quitman County.

Quitman County was founded in 1877. Quitman was created by taking area from Coahoma, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Quitman had a population of 8,391 people. This is a decrease of 17.06% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,117 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Quitman represented 0.36% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 75th 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
20108,223-18.72%-2% since 2009
20098,391-17.06%-2.28% since 2008
20088,587-15.12%-2.22% since 2007
200010,117The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Marks   1,6491,5516.32% increase  
Lambert   1,5871,96719.32% decrease  
Sledge   43752917.39% decrease  
Falcon   27531713.25% decrease  

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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 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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