Place:Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States

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NameTishomingo
Alt namesTishamingo Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28021903
Tishomingosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates34.717°N 88.217°W
Located inMississippi, United States     (1836 - )
See alsoAlcorn, Mississippi, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Prentiss, Mississippi, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Tishomingo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,593. Its county seat is Iuka.

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History

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Tishomingo County was organized February 9, 1836, from Chickasaw lands that were ceded to the United States. In 1870 this land was divided into Alcorn, Prentiss and Tishomingo counties.

Tishomingo was referenced in the Coen brothers' film, O Brother, Where Art Thou?.

Tishomingo County is the only county in Mississippi with natural limestone formations.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 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
1842 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1870 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1840 6,681
1850 15,490
1860 24,149
1870 7,350
1880 8,774
1890 9,302
1900 10,124
1910 13,067
1920 15,091
1930 16,411
1940 16,974
1950 15,544
1960 13,889
1970 14,940
1980 18,434
1990 17,683

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External links

www.tishomingo.org


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