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

The community of Water Valley is the Seat for Yalobusha County.

Yalobusha County was founded in 1833. Yalobusha was created by taking area from Monroe, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yalobusha had a population of 13,773 people. This is an increase of 5.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,051 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yalobusha represented 0.46% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 65th 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
201012,678-2.86%-7.95% since 2009
200913,773+5.53%+0.84% since 2008
200813,658+4.65%-0.6% since 2007
200013,051The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Water Valley   3,9763,6778.13% increase  
Coffeeville   9509302.15% increase  
Oakland   6065863.41% 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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