Jefferson County, MS

JEFFERSON COUNTY, situated on the westerly boundary of Mississippi, on the easterly side of Mississippi river. Area, 630 square miles. Face of the country uneven; soil generally fertile. Seat of justice, Fayette. Pop. in 1810, 4,001; in 1820, 6,822; in 1830, 9,755; in 1840, 11,650; in 1850, 13,193. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Fayette, MS City or Town
Rodney, MS City or Town
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