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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Diggs Sr., the son of a church leader and a schoolteacher, was born in Issaquena County, Mississippi, on January 2, 1894, and made his way to Detroit in 1913.
Issaquena County Regional Correctional Facility Mayersville, Mississippi
The inductees included William Bynum, president/CEO for the $178 million Hope Federal Credit Union in Jackson, Miss.; Michael Hall, executive vice president and chief strategy officer for the $1.2 billion Arizona Federal Credit Union in Phoenix; Clarence Hall Jr., president/CEO for the $1.2 million Issaquena County Federal Credit Union in Marysville, Miss., and Sheilah Montgomery, retired president/CEO for the $70 million Credit Union of Atlanta and founder of the African American Credit Union Coalition.
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.
Others with low capability scores include: Humphreys County (-3.687), Holmes County (-3.023), Issaquena County (-2.979), and Tallahatchie County (-2.789).
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.
62 Issaquena County 111 Cedar St., Mayersville, MS 39113
is chair of the board and president/CEO of the $1.2 million Issaquena County Federal Credit Union in Mayersville, Miss.
Another hunting opportunity in the Delta Zone is Sunflower WMA, located in Issaquena County. In 2012, 242 deer were harvested here.
Issaquena County Correctional Facility Mayersville, Miss.