About This Place
Blue Mountain is a town in Tippah County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 670 at the 2000 census. It is the location of Blue Mountain College, a private Christian liberal arts college.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²).
As of the census of 2000, there were 670 people, 241 households, and 161 families residing in the town. The population density was 580.8 people per square mile (224.9/km²). There were 268 housing units at an average density of 232.3 per square mile (90.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 82.84% White, 13.73% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 1.94% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.73% of the population.