Place:Kemper, Mississippi, United States

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NameKemper
Alt namesKempersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.75°N 88.65°W
Located inMississippi, United States     (1833 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Kemper County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,456. Its county seat is De Kalb. It is named in honor of Reuben Kemper.

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

Long-time United States Senator John C. Stennis (1947–1989) was born in Kemper County. East Mississippi Community College is located in the town of Scooba, at the junction of US 45 and Mississippi Highway 16.

Another Kemper County native was the legendary Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed 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
1881 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1881 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1912 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 7,663
1850 12,517
1860 11,682
1870 12,920
1880 15,719
1890 17,961
1900 20,492
1910 20,348
1920 19,619
1930 21,881
1940 21,867
1950 15,893
1960 12,277
1970 10,233
1980 10,148
1990 10,356

Research Tips

External links

www.rootsweb.com/~mskemper/


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