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Named for the post-Civil War Mississippi statesman Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, the county was carved out
of Marion County to the west in 1904. It is largely a rural county, except for its northeast quarter, which is
within the city limits of Hattiesburg.
The county seat is Purvis
Hattiesburg (mostly in Forrest County), Lumberton (partly in Pearl River County), Purvis Towns
Sumrall Census-designated places
West Hattiesburg Unincorporated places
Baxterville -- Oloh