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Hinds County, Mississippi

316 S President St
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: (601) 968-6501
Fax: (601) 968-6794

In west-central MS, east of Vicksburg; organized Feb 12, 1821 from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: For Gen. Thomas Hinds (1780-1840), officer during the War of 1812 and U.S. representative from MS (1828-31)

Area (sq mi):: 877.35 (land 869.18; water 8.16) Population per square mile: 286.90
Population 2005: 249,345 State rank: 1 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 250,800 (White 37.00%; Black or African American 61.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 31.90
Income 2000: per capita $17,785; median household $33,991; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,779-$27,468
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 21.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Jackson County seat (179,298)
  • Clinton (24,392)

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    He was a part of the leadership when the RNA moved the capital of its provisional government to Hinds County, Mississippi in 1971.
    Deputy Tim Keen of the Hinds County, Mississippi, Sheriff's Department was the first to respond to an early morning home fire.
    Freshwater mussel shells from the Pocahontas site, a ca 500-year old Native American mound and village in Hinds County, Mississippi, were analyzed.
    In late 1974 and early 1975, archaeologists with the Mississippi State Highway Department (now the Mississippi Department of Transportation) conducted excavations at the Pocahontas site (state site number 22HI500) in Hinds County, Mississippi (Figure 1).
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    The Smith case was scheduled to be tried in Hinds County, Mississippi, before Judge Robert DeLaughter.
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    NYSE:TGI) today announced that its subsidiary, Frisby Aerospace, LLC, has filed an answer and counterclaims in the previously disclosed lawsuit filed in Hinds County, Mississippi by Eaton Corporation and several of its subsidiaries.
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