Chickasaw County


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Chickasaw County, Mississippi

County Courthouse 1 Pinson Sq
Houston, MS 38851
Phone: (662) 456-2513
Fax: (662) 456-5295

In east-central MS, northwest of Columbus; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession of 1832. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, closely connected with the Choctaw, of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 504.27 (land 501.56; water 2.71) Population per square mile: 38.20
Population 2005: 19,184 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.30%; 1990-2000 7.50% Population 2000: 19,440 (White 56.00%; Black or African American 41.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 34.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,279; median household $26,364; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,148-$20,232
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -6.40% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chickasaw County, Iowa

PO Box 311
New Hampton, IA 50659
Phone: (641) 394-2100
Fax: (641) 394-5541
www.chickasawcoia.org

In northeastern IA, north of Waterloo; esablished Jan 15, 1851 from Fayette County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe, closely connected with the Choctaw, and of Muskhogean linguistic stock; meaning of name unknown

Area (sq mi):: 505.48 (land 504.64; water 0.84) Population per square mile: 24.90
Population 2005: 12,563 State rank: 62 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 -1.50% Population 2000: 13,095 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 39.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,237; median household $37,649; Population below poverty level: 8.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,765-$24,490
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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1942) Roberta Streeter, better known as country singer Bobbie Gentry, was born in Chickasaw County.
She was born on May 6, 1912, to Walter and Lena Tessmer in Chickasaw County, Iowa, near the small town of New Hampton, three weeks after the sinking of the Titanic.
This review was prompted by field work during 2009 at the Pulliam Prairie in Chickasaw County, Mississippi (Campbell & Seymour 2011b, 2011c).
Because Okolona was a trade center for Chickasaw County, goods, especially cotton, were shipped from Okolona to faraway markets.
The Mississippi State Department of Health investigated a high incidence of TB in Chickasaw County (Miss.
The building will be named for Chickasaw County furniture manufacturer Hassell H.
Once again, our sincere gratitude goes out to the New Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, neighboring fire departments and the Chickasaw County Emergency Management Team for their prompt and skilled response in containing and extinguishing last year's fire.
12 (1935) William Raspberry, retired newspaper journalist with the Washington Post, was born in Okolona in Chickasaw County.
Bob Sanford, New Hampton plant manager, said, "We especially want to thank the New Hampton Volunteer Fire Department, neighboring fire departments and the Chickasaw County Emergency Management Team for their prompt and skilled response in containing and extinguishing the fire.
Subsequently, pitfall traps in a prairie remnant of the Tombigbee National Forest (Trace Unit) in Chickasaw County yielded 48 individuals of P.
The Luckyday Foundation 21-2 #1, a 4,200-foot Carter Sand discovery in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, began producing in December 2001 and is currently producing at a rate of 1.
15 (1987) Buena Vista, Chickasaw County native singer/songwriter Otho Lee Gains, who wrote "Take the 'A' Train," died in Helsinki, Finland.