Oktibbeha County

Oktibbeha County, Mississippi

101 E Main St
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: (662) 323-5834
Fax: (662) 338-1064
www.gtpdd.com/counties/oktibbeha/

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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    Department of Transportation will invest in this project, which will improve the overall quality of life for the Starkville and Oktibbeha County community.
    18 (1923) Aviator Charles Lindbergh made an emergency landing at Maben in Oktibbeha County and sold $5 plane rides to pay for parts to repair his airplane.
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    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).
    Debra Allen is a children's librarian and freelance writer who lives in Oktibbeha County, Miss.
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    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.