Place:Neshoba, Mississippi, United States

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NameNeshoba
Alt namesNeshobasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates32.75°N 89.1°W
Located inMississippi, United States     (1833 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Neshoba County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,676. Its county seat is Philadelphia.

Neshoba, derived from the Choctaw word nashoba, means Wolf.


The county is known for the Neshoba County Fair and harness horse races. It is also home of the Williams Brothers Store, which has been in operation since the early 1900s.

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) own one of the largest casino complexes in the state. The Silver Star and Golden Moon casinos are the first land based casinos in Mississippi. These casinos are part of the MBCI's Pearl River Resort.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1833 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1859 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1877 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 2,437
1850 4,728
1860 8,343
1870 7,439
1880 8,741
1890 11,146
1900 12,726
1910 17,980
1920 19,303
1930 26,691
1940 27,882
1950 25,730
1960 20,927
1970 20,802
1980 23,789
1990 24,800

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External links

www.neshoba.org/


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