About This Place
Quitman is a city in Clarke County, Mississippi, USA, along the Chickasawhay River. The population was 2,463 at the 2000 census. The county seat of Clarke County, it is the hometown of San Antonio Spurs power forward Antonio McDyess and the birthplace of writer Wyatt Emory Cooper.
Quitman is located at 32°2′35″N 88°43′15″W / 32.04306°N 88.72083°W / 32.04306; -88.72083 (32.043004, -88.720867).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15.3 km²), of which, 5.2 square miles (13.4 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²) of it (12.37%) is water.