Tishomingo County

Tishomingo County, Mississippi

1008 Battleground Dr
Iuka, MS 38852
Phone: (662) 423-7010
Fax: (662) 423-7005

On northeastern corner of MS; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession, divided in 1870 into Alcorn, Prentiss, and Tishomingo counties. Name Origin: For Tishomingo (1733?-1837?), last full-blooded war chief of the Chickasaw Indians. Name means 'assistant chief': at this time he was the principal leader next to Ishtehotopa, the Chickasaw king

Area (sq mi):: 444.54 (land 424.12; water 20.41) Population per square mile: 45.30
Population 2005: 19,202 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 19,163 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,395; median household $28,315; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,125-$19,236
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In Tishomingo County, the Methodist church was beginning to flourish at Garminton and Danville, but both towns were completely destroyed.
ATK has been operating in the Tri-State Industrial Park in Tishomingo County since 1998.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour officially opened the Skyline Steel Pipe Group facility near Yellow Creek Port in Tishomingo County, MS, on August 22 during a ribbon cutting ceremony.
He went on to say, "Bank of Mississippi has been a leader in Northeast Mississippi for more than 120 years, and we look forward to participating in the economic growth and expansion of Tishomingo County.
I got a little creative with the 48 pounds of tomatoes that we bought from a local farmer in Tishomingo County, just south of luka.
Thanks to his unwavering support, Tishomingo County has 200 new high-quality technical and administrative jobs, and we have an employee group and manufacturing facility that are second to none.
Our bank has been a leader in Northeast Mississippi for more than 120 years, and we look forward to serving the Tishomingo County market.
On September 19, 1862, two determined armies met face to face near the southwestern town limits of Iuka, the then five-year-old railroad center of Tishomingo County.
Cave-inhabiting bats from an abandoned silica mine in Tishomingo County.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by more than 100 representatives from the city of Iuka, Tishomingo County, the State of Mississippi, and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA).
Gary Matthews, executive director of the Tishomingo County Development Foundation, notes that the event is a vital source of income for many small communities in the county.