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

The community of Pittsboro is the Seat for Calhoun County.

Calhoun County was founded in 1852. Calhoun was created by taking area from Chickasaw, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Calhoun had a population of 14,422 people. This is a decrease of 4.29% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,069 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Calhoun represented 0.53% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 58th 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
201014,962-0.71%+3.74% since 2009
200914,422-4.29%-0.5% since 2008
200814,494-3.82%-0.74% since 2007
200015,069The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bruce   1,9822,0975.48% decrease  
Calhoun City   1,7701,8725.45% decrease  
Derma   1,1031,0237.82% increase  
Vardaman   1,0051,0655.63% decrease  
Pittsboro   2062122.83% 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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