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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Saturday near Goat island in Tishomingo County. Winds were up to 90 mph (145 kph).
Tishomingo County 1001 Battleground Drive, Iuka, MS 38852
The Town of Livingston in Madison County and the Jacinto Courthouse Square in Tishomingo County provide perfect historical backdrops for this celebration.
Noxubee County reported the highest number of African Americans with 63.9%, and Tishomingo County has the highest number of Caucasians with 94.9%.
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.
Cooper St., Ripley, 662-837-8139 MS 38663 22 Tishomingo County EPA, 205 Constitution 662-423-3646 Dr., luka, MS 38852 23 Twin County EPA, 900 East Ave.
Fish and Wildlife Service, have received reports of snappy sync displays from Tishomingo County to Pike County, with known sightings in 14 counties throughout the state so far.
Gary Matthews is the Executive Director of the Tishomingo County Development Foundation and has been with the Foundation since 2003.