Tishomingo County

Tishomingo County, Mississippi

1008 Battleground Dr
Iuka, MS 38852
Phone: (662) 423-7010
Fax: (662) 423-7005

On northeastern corner of MS; organized Feb 9, 1836 from Chickasaw cession, divided in 1870 into Alcorn, Prentiss, and Tishomingo counties. Name Origin: For Tishomingo (1733?-1837?), last full-blooded war chief of the Chickasaw Indians. Name means 'assistant chief': at this time he was the principal leader next to Ishtehotopa, the Chickasaw king

Area (sq mi):: 444.54 (land 424.12; water 20.41) Population per square mile: 45.30
Population 2005: 19,202 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 0.20%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 19,163 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 39.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,395; median household $28,315; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,125-$19,236
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 24.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Natchez Trace Parkway divides our state, with more than 300 miles of speed-restricted roadway from Natchez to Tishomingo County.
Orphaned in Arkansas at birth Moses grows up in Virginia and becomes a horse trainer in Tishomingo County Mississippi.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour officially opened the Skyline Steel Pipe Group facility near Yellow Creek Port in Tishomingo County, MS, on August 22 during a ribbon cutting ceremony.
He went on to say, "Bank of Mississippi has been a leader in Northeast Mississippi for more than 120 years, and we look forward to participating in the economic growth and expansion of Tishomingo County.
22 (1908) The Tishomingo County town of Belmont, meaning "beautiful mountain," was incorporated.
Our bank has been a leader in Northeast Mississippi for more than 120 years, and we look forward to serving the Tishomingo County market.
In Tishomingo County, the Methodist church was beginning to flourish at Garminton and Danville, but both towns were completely destroyed.
Cave-inhabiting bats from an abandoned silica mine in Tishomingo County.
I got a little creative with the 48 pounds of tomatoes that we bought from a local farmer in Tishomingo County, just south of luka.