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

The community of Senatobia is the Seat for Tate County.

Tate County was founded in 1873. Tate was created by taking area from DeSoto and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tate had a population of 27,337 people. This is an increase of 7.75% since the last Census (which gave a population of 25,370 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tate represented 0.89% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 38th 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
201028,886+13.86%+5.67% since 2009
200927,337+7.75%+0.49% since 2008
200827,204+7.23%+1.11% since 2007
200025,370The Last Census

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


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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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