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Here Are The 10 Most Religious Counties In Mississippi

It’s safe to say that religion is a pretty big deal in Mississippi. Not only is it located in the Bible Belt, but the state’s repeatedly been recognized as one of the most religious in the entire country. In fact, according to data released by the website Sperling’s Best Places, 59.24% of Mississippians consider themselves to be religious. To put that into perspective, it’s almost a full 10% above the national average. The website took things a step further and analyzed data to determine how the state’s counties ranked; here are the 10 most religious.

Was your county on this list? Were you surprised by these statistics? Share your thoughts in the comments section!

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Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.