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

The community of Yazoo City is the Seat for Yazoo County.

Yazoo County was founded in 1823 and was created by taking area from HindsCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Yazoo had a population of 27,981 people. This is a decrease of 0.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,149 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Yazoo represented 0.99% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 33rd 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
201028,065-0.3%+0.3% since 2009
200927,981-0.6%-1.17% since 2008
200828,311+0.58%-1.04% since 2007
200028,149The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Yazoo City   11,14414,55023.41% decrease  
Bentonia   4725005.6% decrease  
Eden   1191265.56% decrease  
Satartia   65684.41% decrease  

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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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