Place:Pontotoc, Mississippi, United States

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Pontotoc County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,957. Its county seat is Pontotoc. Pontotoc is a Chickasaw word meaning "land of hanging grapes".

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

The original Natchez Trace and the current-day Natchez Trace Parkway pass through the southeast corner of Pontotoc county.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 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
1849 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 4,491
1850 17,112
1860 22,113
1870 12,525
1880 13,858
1890 14,940
1900 18,274
1910 19,688
1920 19,962
1930 22,034
1940 22,904
1950 19,994
1960 17,232
1970 17,363
1980 20,918
1990 22,237

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External links

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