Tippah County

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Tippah County, Mississippi

101 Spring St
Ripley, MS 38663
Phone: (662) 837-7374
Fax: (662) 837-7148

On the northern border of MS; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession. Name Origin: For the wife of a Chickasaw chief; name is thought to mean 'cut-off.'

Area (sq mi):: 459.97 (land 457.91; water 2.07) Population per square mile: 46.30
Population 2005: 21,212 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 6.70% Population 2000: 20,826 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 15.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.10%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $14,041; median household $29,300; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,284-$20,356
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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References in periodicals archive ?
Area of Study--The Walnut Quadrangle includes areas of northern Tippah County, Mississippi, and the southern extreme of Hardeman County, Tennessee (Fig.
Geology of the Falkner Topographic Quadrangle, Tippah County, Mississippi. Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, 44:206-215.
The Wolf River itself is approximately 85-90 miles long from its origin in Tippah County, Mississippi to its mouth on the Mississippi River at Memphis in western Shelby County, Tennessee.
Her new attorney succeeded in convincing the Chancery Court of Tippah County, Mississippi to order the issuance of an amended death certificate declaring the cause of Mr.
The late amateur historian Andrew Brown's History of Tippah County, Mississippi: The First Century (Ripley, Mississippi 1976) and Jane Isbell Haynes's William Faulkner: His Tippah County Heritage: Lands, Houses, and Businesses, Ripley, Mississippi (from James B.