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

The community of Ripley is the Seat for Tippah County.

Tippah County was founded in 1836 and was created by taking area from MonroeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tippah had a population of 21,661 people. This is an increase of 4.01% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,826 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tippah represented 0.73% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 47th 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
201022,232+6.75%+2.64% since 2009
200921,661+4.01%+0.57% since 2008
200821,538+3.42%+0.38% since 2007
200020,826The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ripley   5,7435,4784.84% increase  
Blue Mountain   77167015.07% increase  
Walnut   7667541.59% increase  
Falkner   529212149.5% increase  
Dumas   4684523.54% increase  

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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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