Carroll County, Mississippi

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Carroll County is a county located in the Mississippi Delta region of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 10,769. Its county seat is Carrollton[1]. It is part of the Greenwood, Mississippi Micropolitan Statistical Area. Carroll County is named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. It is the setting for the Porter Wagoner song "The Carroll County Accident". It was also mentioned in the third verse of Bobbie Gentry's great 1967 hit song, "Ode to Billie Joe".

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 635 square miles (1,644.6 km2), of which 628 square miles (1,626.5 km2) is land and 7 square miles (18.1 km2) (1.07%) is water.

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