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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Kemper County are Binnsville, Bogue Chitto, Cullum, De Kalb, Electric Mills, Kellis Store, Minden, Moscow, Neshoba County, Porterville, Preston, Scooba, Sucarnoochee, Tamola, Union Hill, Wahalak

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Kemper County is a county located on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,456. Its county seat is De Kalb. The county is named in honor of Reuben Kemper.The county is part of the Meridian, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area. In 2010 the Mississippi Public Service Commission approved construction of the Kemper Project, designed to use "clean coal" to produce electricity for 23 counties in the eastern part of the state. As of February 2017, it was not completed and had cost overruns. It is designed as a model project to use gasification and carbon-capture technologies at this scale.East Mississippi Community College is located in Kemper County in the town of Scooba, at the junction of US 45 and Mississippi Highway 16.