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

The community of Charleston is the Seat for Tallahatchie County.

Tallahatchie County was founded in 1833. Tallahatchie was created by taking area from Washington and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tallahatchie had a population of 12,638 people. This is a decrease of 15.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,903 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tallahatchie represented 0.52% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 59th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,378+3.19%+21.68% since 2009
200912,638-15.2%-2.01% since 2008
200812,897-13.46%-2.01% since 2007
200713,162-11.68% 
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200014,903The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Charleston   1,8252,19816.97% decrease  
Tutwiler   1,2011,36411.95% decrease  
Webb   47558719.08% decrease  
Sumner   33640717.44% decrease  
Glendora   24228515.09% 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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