Quitman County is about 400 square miles of rich alluvial agricultural resources lying within the Mississippi and Yazoo delta region in the northwestern portion of the State. Three rivers run through the county: the Coldwater, the Big Tallahatchie and the Little Tallahatchie. Mississippi State highways 6 and 3 intersect the center of the county in Marks, the county seat. The main line of the Illinois Central Gulf railroad runs the length of the county.


406

square miles



8,223

pop./2010 census



Quitman County Courthouse
Map of Quitman County, MS showing highways, communities, and rivers