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Crenshaw, Mississippi
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Location of Crenshaw, Mississippi
Location of Crenshaw, Mississippi
Crenshaw, Mississippi is located in the United States
Crenshaw, Mississippi
Crenshaw, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
Counties Panola, Quitman
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.06 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
180 ft (55 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 885
 • Estimate 
(2019)
845
 • Density 2,055.96/sq mi (793.82/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38621
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-16460
GNIS feature ID 0668941

Crenshaw is a town in Panola and Quitman counties in the U.S. state of Mississippi. The population was 885 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Crenshaw is located at 34°30′10″N 90°11′45″W / 34.50278°N 90.19583°W / 34.50278; -90.19583 (34.502661, -90.195841). Most of the town is in Panola County with a small portion on the west side in Quitman County. In the 2000 census, 697 of the town's 916 residents (76.1%) lived in Panola County and 219 (23.9%) in Quitman County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square mile (1.1 km²), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 358
1920 512 43.0%
1930 575 12.3%
1940 623 8.3%
1950 740 18.8%
1960 1,382 86.8%
1970 1,271 −8.0%
1980 1,019 −19.8%
1990 978 −4.0%
2000 916 −6.3%
2010 885 −3.4%
2019 (est.) 845 −4.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Crenshaw Racial Composition
Race Num. Perc.
White 137 21.47%
Black or African American 492 77.12%
Native American 1 0.16%
Other/Mixed 6 0.94%
Hispanic or Latino 2 0.31%

As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 638 people, 351 households, and 239 families residing in the town.

2010 census

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 885 people living in the town. 77.2% were African American, 21.6% White, 0.1% Native American, 0.8% from some other race and 0.3% from two or more races. 0.8% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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Education

The Panola County portion of Crenshaw is served by the North Panola School District. Crenshaw Elementary School in Crenshaw, North Panola Junior High School in Como, and North Panola High School in Sardis serve the community. The Quitman County School District serves the portion of Crenshaw that lies in Quitman County.

Notable people

  • Gene Lambert, professional baseball player
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