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Forrest County, MS
The county was named for Nathan B. Forrest, Confederate officer and early organizer of the Ku Klux Klan

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The county is in the Hattiesburg metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 74,469. This was an increase of  2.57% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$27,420
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forrest County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Forrest County was $23,804. This was an increase of 29.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 77% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hattiesburg

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7% of Forrest County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forrest County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Forrest County include Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, B'nai Israel Cemetery, Barlow Cemetery, Batson Cemetery, Battson Cemetery, Bennett Cemetery, Brooklyn Cemetery, Burkett Cemetery, Cameron Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Forrest County include Hattiesburg, Petal ... View communities

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Colleges in Forrest County include University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, William Carey College ... View colleges

School districts in Forrest County include Forrest County Ag High Schools, Forrest County Schools District, Hattiesburg Public Schools Dist, Petal Schools Dist ... View school districts

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Libraries in Forrest County include Conway Hall Library, Library of Hattiesburg, Petal Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Forrest County include Hattiesburg American ... View newspapers

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Forrest County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forrest County political report.

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Hotels in Forrest County include Baymont Inn & Suites, Best Western, Best Western Northgate Inn, Comfort Inn University, Comfort Suites, Econo Lodge Hattiesburg, Fairfield Inn, Hawthorn Hattiesburg, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson Inn ... More hotels

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