About Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 20,645 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Coahoma County. Clarksdale was named in honor of founder and resident John Clark, brother-in-law of politician James Lusk Alcorn, whose plantation home is nearby.

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Clarksdale Facts

  • Population Total: 20645
  • Square Miles: 13.8
  • Area Code: 662
  • Elevation: 174
  • Postal Codes: 38614, 38669
  • Timezone: North American Central