Place:Prentiss, Mississippi, United States

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Prentiss County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,275. Its county seat is Booneville. Prentiss County is named for Seargent Smith Prentiss, a famous speaker and debater from Natchez, MS. (Seargent was his first name, not a military title).

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1870 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1872 Court 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
1870 9,348
1880 12,158
1890 13,679
1900 15,788
1910 16,931
1920 17,606
1930 19,265
1940 20,921
1950 19,810
1960 17,949
1970 20,133
1980 24,025
1990 23,278

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External links

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