Located in the heart of the Deep South, Smith County is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. Our county provides a peaceful and safe rural living environment while being conveniently near cities, airport, resorts, shopping, fine dining, quality medical care, and countless other amenities. Smith County also offers plentiful opportunities for new homes, business and industry within a landscape of rolling hills, plentiful forests, and rich green fields.
Smith County is located a few hours away from the Gulf of Mexico, and from Memphis, TN. Jackson, Hattiesburg, and other large cities in Mississippi are only a short drive away. Our lands and forests provide excellent deer and turkey hunting and we have beautiful lakes with excellent fishing and there are nearby golf courses to meet any standards.
Our County Government is committed to preserving a high quality of life through efficient and responsible delivery of public and community services. County government and agencies assist and support in the development of a growing economy.
Smith County, Mississippi, known for its down home hospitality, is a most excellent place to enjoy today and the rest of your life.
COUNTY GENERAL INFORMATION
County population in 2010: 16,491
County owner-occupied houses and condos: 5,258
Renter-occupied apartments: 788
Land area, (square miles) 635.89 46
Persons per square mile, 25.9
Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.
Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.5%),
Educational,health and social services (17.0%).
|Median resident age:
|| 35.6 years
|Mississippi median age:
|| 33.8 years
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