Issaquena County

Issaquena County, Mississippi

PO Box 27
Mayersville, MS 39113
Phone: (662) 873-2761
Fax: (662) 873-2061

On the central western border of MS, north of Vicksburg; organized Jan 23, 1844 from Washington County. Name Origin: From the Choctaw word probably meaning 'deer's head.'

Area (sq mi):: 441.36 (land 413.06; water 28.30) Population per square mile: 4.60
Population 2005: 1,909 State rank: 82 Population change: 2000-20005 -16.10%; 1990-2000 19.10% Population 2000: 2,274 (White 36.10%; Black or African American 62.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 33.10
Income 2000: per capita $10,581; median household $19,936; Population below poverty level: 33.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $11,383-$15,833
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -8.00% Median travel time to work: 23.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Whether searching for ducks, deer, or turkey, guests at Black Bear Lodge excitedly prepare to roam the property situated on more than 6,000 acres in Issaquena County.
Issaquena County Correctional Facility Mayersville, Miss.
Natalie Perkins, his sole employee, had already left to go to the supervisors' meeting in Issaquena County.
directed at the Issaquena County Board of Supervisors' 2003 plan to buy a bankrupt cotton gin in which one supervisor had an ownership interest.
Mosby is pleased with the many awards he's won but says that stories he wrote when he first came to Rolling Fork didn't take much effort, because years had gone by with no one covering City Hall and the Sharkey and Issaquena county governments.
And the odd appearance of Johnie [sic] Brown of Issaquena County, Mississippi, an African-American capitalist farmer who, first with a white merchant backer, operated a fourteen-hundred acre plantation with a tractor mounted with headlights, so he could work at night, and who assembled ingenious new, larger planters and other equipment to enhance his productivity and profits.
The cooperative, which serves 462 members, is located in Issaquena County.
Another hunting opportunity in the Delta Zone is Sunflower WMA, located in Issaquena County.
This was due to the population size of one county, Issaquena County, Mississippi, which was too small to provide reliable mortality rates for those two diseases.