Place:Stone, Mississippi, United States

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NameStone
Alt namesStonesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates30.8°N 89.117°W
Located inMississippi, United States     (1917 - )
See alsoHarrison, Mississippi, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Stone County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,786. Its county seat is Wiggins. Stone County was formed from the northern portion of Harrison County on June 5, 1916. The county was named for John M. Stone, who served as Governor of Mississippi from 1876 to 1882 and again from 1890 to 1896.

In 1918, the Stone County Courthouse was completed at a cost of $29,515.18, and is still in use today, after several renovations.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1917 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1917 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1917 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1917 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 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
1920 6,528
1930 5,704
1940 6,155
1950 6,264
1960 7,013
1970 8,101
1980 9,716
1990 10,750

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External links

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