Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

101 E Main St
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: (662) 323-5834
Fax: (662) 338-1064

In east-central MS, west of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession 1830. Name Origin: For Choctaw, locally believed to mean 'pure water.'

Area (sq mi):: 461.90 (land 457.71; water 4.19) Population per square mile: 90.10
Population 2005: 41,247 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.90%; 1990-2000 11.80% Population 2000: 42,902 (White 58.20%; Black or African American 37.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 2.50%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 24.80
Income 2000: per capita $14,998; median household $24,899; Population below poverty level: 28.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,858-$22,500
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Starkville County seat (21,964)

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    The couple is presently at home in Eupora where the bride is a registered nurse at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville and the groom is the owner of Murphy Medical Supply in Eupora
    Reticulitermes virginicus alates were collected from a swarm in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, and C.
    They found a male student with what appeared to be serious injuries; he was transported to Oktibbeha County Hospital for treatment, but unfortunately could not be saved.
    The field test site is located 10 miles south of the Mississippi State University campus in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.
    The study-that focussed on Starkville residents in the three-year span after the ban became law, compared to three years prior- showed fewer heart attacks being treated at the Oktibbeha County Hospital.
    AP) -- Plans for a new nursing school and allied health facility at East Mississippi Community College have stalled because Oktibbeha County cannot commit to its share of the funding for the project.
    Because Mississippi State University is located within the Starkville City School District, which is surrounded by the Oktibbeha County School District, we explored the Mississippi Curriculum Test (MAARS 2006) performance in these two school districts for the sixth and eighth grades in reading and mathematics (Table 1) and the Statewide Area Testing Program (MAARS 2006) for performance in algebra and biology at the ninth grade and english at the tenth grade (Table 2).
    A floristic study of black prairie plant communities at sixteen section prairie, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.
    University of Mississippi offensive tackle Joey Embry, 21, drowned in a pond on a golf course, apparently after suffering a diabetic-related seizure, said the Oktibbeha County (Miss.
    Oktibbeha County Oktibbeha County Courthouse Annex Courtroom B 108 West Main Street Starkville, Mississippi 39759 Open: Tuesday, December 14 through Tuesday December 21 from 8:00 a.
    virginicus was collected in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi.