The county of Claiborne is located in Mississippi and was founded in 1802. There are 9,150 residents in Claiborne who have access to courthouses in Port Gibson. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Mississippi is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,567 residents in Port Gibson, which is 1.8 square miles and 118ft above sea level.