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Potts Camp, Mississippi
Potts Camp
Potts Camp
Location of Potts Camp, Mississippi
Location of Potts Camp, Mississippi
Potts Camp, Mississippi is located in the United States
Potts Camp, Mississippi
Potts Camp, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Marshall
Area
 • Total 0.97 sq mi (2.52 km2)
 • Land 0.97 sq mi (2.52 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
344 ft (105 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 523
 • Estimate 
(2019)
467
 • Density 480.95/sq mi (185.61/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38659
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-59720
GNIS feature ID 0694464

Potts Camp is a town in Marshall County, Mississippi. The population was 523 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Potts Camp is located at 34°38′53″N 89°18′17″W / 34.64806°N 89.30472°W / 34.64806; -89.30472 (34.647997, -89.304598).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 306
1910 312 2.0%
1920 319 2.2%
1930 326 2.2%
1940 394 20.9%
1950 432 9.6%
1960 429 −0.7%
1970 459 7.0%
1980 525 14.4%
1990 483 −8.0%
2000 494 2.3%
2010 523 5.9%
Est. 2019 467 −10.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Potts Camp Racial Composition
Race Num. Perc.
White 243 58.41%
Black or African American 149 35.82%
Other/Mixed 20 4.81%
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.96%

As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 416 people, 257 households, and 145 families residing in the town.

Education

The Town of Potts Camp is served by the Marshall County School District.

Notable people

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