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Yazoo County, Mississippi

US county information
NameYazoo County
SeatYazoo City
Largest cityYazoo City
US Area
Total Area934.12 sq mi (2419.4 km2)
Land Area919.48 sq mi (2381.5 km2)
Water Area14.64 sq mi (37.9 km2)
Population28065 (2010)
Density12/km2 (31.1/sq mi)
FoundedJanuary 21, 1823

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Yazoo County is a county located in the Mississippi Delta region of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2010, the population was 28,065. The county seat is Yazoo City . It is named for the Yazoo River, whose name, legend has it, comes from an Indian word meaning "River of Death." Farming and lumber are the predominant industries of Yazoo County.

The Yazoo City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Yazoo County.

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