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Pontotoc County, Mississippi

US county information
NamePontotoc County
Largest cityPontotoc
US Area
Total Area500.99 sq mi (1297.6 km2)
Land Area497.35 sq mi (1288.1 km2)
Water Area3.64 sq mi (9.4 km2)
Population29957 (2010)
Density21/km2 (54.4/sq mi)

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Pontotoc County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2010, 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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