Attala County

Attala County, Mississippi

230 W Washington St
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone: (662) 289-2921
Fax: (662) 289-7662

In central MS, southwest of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: Either from Cherokee otale 'mountain,' or Attala, an Indian heroine.

Area (sq mi):: 737.10 (land 735.13; water 1.97) Population per square mile: 26.60
Population 2005: 19,552 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.60%; 1990-2000 6.40% Population 2000: 19,661 (White 57.80%; Black or African American 40.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $13,782; median household $24,794; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,502-$21,054
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Attala County Co-op is another store with an amazing variety of goods, from feed and seeds to cracked pecans, shelled peas, toys, gifts, household goods, and even gourmet foods.
9, at the Attala County Coliseum, 550 Highway 12 East, in Kosciusko.
The Attala County Self-Help Cooperative (ACSHC) is helping to expand and strengthen community involvement in Attala County, Miss.
He was Past President of the Kosciusko Attala Chamber of Commerce and the Past Chairman of the Kosciusko Attala County Economic Development Authority.
The Attala County Circuit Court granted the defendants' motion for summary judgment.
26) De Soto County is the northernmost river county in Mississippi, and attala County lies near the center of the state.
On December 8, 1911, the Attala County town of Kosciusko proudly raised their Confederate soldier monument bearing these words: "To the Southern soldiers though your ranks now fast are fading and the stars and bars are furled yet the South will live forever in the glory of your world.
Active in civic affairs, Scott is a member of the Kosciusko Lions Club and the Attala County Chamber of Commerce, and he has served as past President of both organizations.
The power plant, located in Mississippi's Attala County, is a natural gas- fired, combined-cycle electric generating facility capable of producing more than 500 megawatts of electricity.
Claire Lynch, Nash Street, and The Larry Wallace Band, among others, will entertain concertgoers at the Attala County Coliseum at the 5th Annual Bluegrass/Gospel Concert.
We were thrilled to have a chance to own a real piece of Attala County history," Gloria says.
Numerous pamphlets at the chamber guide the visitor through the history and points of interest of Kosciusko and Attala County.