Yalobusha County

Yalobusha County, Mississippi

PO Box 664
Water Valley, MS 38965
Phone: (662) 473-5024
Fax: (662) 473-3622

In north-central MS; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Choctaw cession in 1830. Name Origin: For the Yalobusha River, which flows through a nearby county; from Choctaw, probably 'tadpole-place.'

Area (sq mi):: 495.00 (land 467.12; water 27.88) Population per square mile: 28.70
Population 2005: 13,417 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 13,051 (White 60.00%; Black or African American 38.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,953; median household $26,315; Population below poverty level: 21.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,640-$21,061
Unemployment (2004): 8.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 48.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Partial completion of the project, in the southeast corner of Yalobusha County in Mississippi, means high-speed Internet service is now accessible to some residents and businesses.
6 (1859) Steeplejack Alexander Gilliard fell to his death from the spire of the Yalobusha County Courthouse.
These clinics provide medical services to Yalobusha county and surrounding rural communities.
In the summer of 1958, Herbers sent Sessions and Carter sent the reporter Jay Milner to cover the trial of Yalobusha County Sheriff J.
Since the MSV also traverses Yalobusha County, Calhoun County entered into a joint agreement with Yalobusha County for the project.
Her firm's designs--from the Strand Theater restoration in Louisville, the Oxford Depot renovation, and the Natchez Trace Visitor's Center in Clinton, to the Eupora Depot rehabilitation and the Yalobusha County Courthouse restoration in Water Valley--have won many prestigious awards.
ALABAMA: O474 acres in Fayette County FLORIDA O480 acres, O1609 acres, O1662 acres, O3364 acres in Dixie County MISSISSIPPI: O43 acres, O80 acres, and O480 acres in Pontotoc County O103 acres and O151 acres in Benton County O140 acres and O154 acres in Lafayette County O588 in Marshall County O78 in Yalobusha County
Director of Yalobusha County Farm Bureau; National Director of Beefmaster Association, Denver, Colo.
The plant will be located in Yalobusha County, roughly 75 miles south of Memphis, Tenn.