Smith County, Mississippi

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Smith County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population was 16,182. Its county seat is Raleigh[1]. Smith County is a prohibition or dry county.

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History

Smith County is named for Major David Smith. The county is well known amongst Mississippians for its Smith County Watermelons.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 637 square miles (1,651 km²), of which, 636 square miles (1,647 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.22%) is water.

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