Place:Clarke, Mississippi, United States

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NameClarke
Alt namesClarkesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.05°N 88.717°W
Located inMississippi, United States     (1833 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,732. Its county seat is Quitman. Clarke County is named for Joshua G. Clarke, the first Mississippi state chancellor and judge.

The county is part of the Meridian, Mississippi, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1834 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,986
1850 5,477
1860 10,771
1870 7,505
1880 15,021
1890 15,826
1900 17,741
1910 21,630
1920 17,927
1930 19,679
1940 20,596
1950 19,362
1960 16,493
1970 15,049
1980 16,945
1990 17,313

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~msclarke/


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