Noxubee County

Noxubee County, Mississippi

PO Box 147
Macon, MS 39341
Phone: (662) 726-4243
Fax: (662) 726-2272

On the central eastern border of MS, south of Columbus; organized Dec 23, 1833 for Choctaw cession in 1830. Name Origin: For the Noxubee River, which runs through it; from Choctaw probably 'stinking water.'

Area (sq mi):: 700.05 (land 694.79; water 5.26) Population per square mile: 17.60
Population 2005: 12,202 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.80%; 1990-2000 -0.40% Population 2000: 12,548 (White 29.20%; Black or African American 69.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 32.30
Income 2000: per capita $12,018; median household $22,330; Population below poverty level: 32.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,100-$17,847
Unemployment (2004): 11.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 23.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In 1992, Levon Brooks received a life sentence for the 1990 sexual assault and murder of a 3-year-old girl in rural Noxubee County, Mississippi.
A long effort by the Bush administration netted one case of that kind, in Noxubee County, Mississippi, which they pursued while letting many real vote-suppression cases go by the wayside.
18 (1870) Charles Baskerville--who while director of the chemical laboratories at the City College of New York was credited with the discovery of various anesthetics, carolinium, and berzelium, plus advancements in the methods of refining vegetable oils--was born in Deer Brook, Noxubee County.
Adams was the Justice Department attorney who handled a 2007 case in which Ike Brown, a black elections official, was found to have violated the rights of white voters in majority-black Noxubee County.
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195 In the complaint, attorneys from the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund point out that Noxubee County has the highest percentage of non-white residents and the lowest per capita income of any county that the state DEQ considers suitable for the facility.