Bogue Chitto, Lincoln County, Mississippi
|Elevation||404 ft (123 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||667378|
Bogue Chitto is named for a nearby river, and the name is an Indian word meaning "big creek".
The population in 1900 was 582. At that time, the settlement had telephone and telegraph services, a school, and several churches. The local economy involved the lumber industry, and a lumber mill and cotton gin were located there.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 522. White: 234 (44.83%) Black: 280 (53.64%) Hispanic: 6 (1.15%) Asian: 1 (0.19%) Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.): 0 (0.00%) One Race, Other: 3 (0.57%) Two or More Races: 4 (0.77%)
Bogue Chitto is part of the Lincoln County School District. The Bogue Chitto Attendance Center serves area students in grades K-12. The community's first school was built in 1924. The original Art Deco style building was demolished in 2003 by Jackson Salvage Company.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bogue Chitto
- "Bogue Chitto Gets Grant for Street Work". The Daily Leader. 21 February 2012.
- Rowland, Dunbar (1907). Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions, and Persons, Arranged in Cyclopedic Form. 1. Southern Historical Publishing Association. p. 259.