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Hinds County, Mississippi

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hinds County, Mississippi.

Official Website

The county is named for General Thomas Hinds, a hero of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Bolton
  • Brownsville
  • Byram
  • Clinton
  • Dabney Crossroads
  • Edwards
  • Jackson (part, County Seat)
  • Learned
  • Midway
  • Oakley
  • Pocahontas
  • Raymond (County Seat)
  • Terry
  • Turkey Creek
  • Utica



Miss. GenWeb

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places