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Where is Holmes County, Mississippi?

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Holmes County is a county equivalent area found in Mississippi, USA. The county government of Holmes is found in the county seat of Lexington.

With a total 1,980.35 sq. km of land and water area, Holmes County, Mississippi is the 1253rd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 18,459 people, Holmes County has a total 8357 households earning 22325 on average per year.

Holmes County, Mississippi - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 28051
Area Codes 662
Time Zone CST
Major Cities Lexington (population: 7,171), Durant (population: 3,544), Tchula (population: 2,895), Pickens (population: 2,821), Goodman (population: 1,994), Cruger (population: 754)
Land Area 7,127 sq miles
Water Area 757 sq miles
Household Income $22,325
Housing Units 8,357
Median Home Value $49,000
High School Grads 71% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 13% of population
Retail Spending $5,599 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $5,530 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.