Mississippi Quitman County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Quitman County, Mississippi. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Mississippi Quitman County.

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Street Address: 315 East Main, Marks, MS 38646
Phone Number: (662) 326-7141 Quitman 8,000 18,500

Street Address: 315 East Main, Marks, MS 38646
Phone Number: (662) 326-7141 Quitman N/A N/A

Street Address: Main Street, Sledge, MS 38670
Phone Number: (662) 326-7141 Quitman N/A N/A

Overview of Quitman County, Mississippi

Quitman County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 10,117. Its county seat is Marks.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,053 km² (406 mi²). 1,049 km² (405 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.41% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 10,117 people, 3,565 households, and 2,506 families residing in the county. The population density is 10/km² (25/mi²). There are 3,923 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (10/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 30.47% White, 68.62% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,565 households out of which 34.40% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.60% are married couples living together, 26.80% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% are non-families. 26.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.80 and the average family size is 3.42.

In the county the population is spread out with 32.00% under the age of 18, 9.60% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 19.50% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 86.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $20,636, and the median income for a family is $25,394. Males have a median income of $23,571 versus $16,993 for females. The per capita income for the county is $10,817. 33.10% of the population and 28.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 43.10% of those under the age of 18 and 30.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Quitman County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Falcon
  • Lambert
  • Marks
  • Sledge

Map of Quitman County Mississippi