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FORMATION OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES

COUNTY CREATED FROM COUNTY SEAT
ADAMS 1799 The Natchez District Natchez
ALCORN 1870 Tippah, Tishomingo Corinth
AMITE 1809 Wilkinson Liberty
ATTALA 1833 Choctaw Cessions Koscuiko
BENTON 1870 Marshall, Tippah Ashland
BOLIVAR 1836 Choctaw Cessions Cleveland
CALHOUN 1852 Lafayette, Yalobusha Pittsboro
CARROLL 1833 Choctaw Cessions Carrolton
CHICKASAW 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Houston
CHOCTAW 1833 Chickasaw Cessions Ackerman
CLAIBORNE 1802 Jefferson Port Gibson
CLARKE 1833 Washington Quitman
CLAY 1871 Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha  West Point
COAHOMA 1836 Chickasaw Cession Clarksdale
COPIAH 1823 Hinds Hazelhurst
COVINGTON 1819 Wayne, Lawrence Collins
DeSOTO 1836 Indian Cessions Hernando
FORREST 1906 Perry Hattiesburg
FRANKLIN 1809 Adams Meadsville
GEORGE 1910 Greene, Jackson Lucedale
GREENE 1811 Amite, Franklin, Wayne Leaksville
GRENADA 1870 Carroll,  Montgomery,  Warren, Webster, and  Yalobusha Grenada
HANCOCK 1812 Mobile District Bay St. Louis
HARRISON 1841 Hancock, Jackson Gulfport
HINDS 1821 Choctaw Cessions Jackson
HOLMES 1833 Yazoo Lexington
HUMPHREYS 1918 Holmes, Sunflower, Washington, Yazoo Belzoni
ISSAQUENA 1844 Washington Mayersville
ITAWAMBA 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Fulton
JACKSON 1812 Mobile District Pascagoula
JASPER 1833 Indians Lands Bay Springs
JEFFERSON 1799 Natchez Fayette
JEFFERSON DAVIS 1906 Covington, Lawrence Prentiss
JONES 1826 Covington, Wayne Ellisville
KEMPER 1833 Choctaw Cessions DeKalb
LAFAYETTE 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Oxford
LAMAR 1904 Marion, Pearl River Purvis
LAUDERDALE 1833 Choctaw Cessions Meridian
LAWRENCE 1814 Marion Monticello
LEAKE 1833 Choctaw Cessions Carthage
LEE 1866 Itawamba, Pontotoc Tupelo
LEFLORE 1871 Carroll, Sunflower, Tallahatchie Greenwood
LINCOLN 1870 Amite. Copiah, Franklin, LawrencePike Brookhaven
LOWNDES 1830 Monroe Columbus
MADISON 1828 Yazoo Canton
MARION 1811 Amite, Franklin, Wayne Columbia
MARSHALL 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Holly Springs
MONROE 1821 Chickasaw Cessions Aberdeen
MONTGOMERY 1871 Carroll, Choctaw Winona
NESHOBA 1833 Choctaw Cessions Philadelphia
NEWTON 1836 Neshoba Decatur
NOXUBEE 1833 Choctaw Cessions Macon
OKTIBBEHA 1833 Choctaw Cessions Starksville
PANOLA 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Batesville
PEARL RIVER 1890 Hancock, Marion Poplarville
PERRY 1820 Greene New Augusta
PIKE 1815 Marion Magnolia
PONTOTOC 1836 Chickasaw  Cessions Pontotoc
PRENTISS 1870 Tishomingo Booneville
QUITMAN 1877 Coahoma, Panola Marks
RANKIN 1828 Hinds Brandon
SCOTT 1833 Choctaw Cessions Forest
SHARKEY 1876 Issaquena, Warren, Washington Rolling Fork
SIMPSON 1824 Choctaw Cessions Mendenhall
SMITH 1833 Choctaw Cessions Raleigh
STONE 1916 Harrison Wiggins
SUNFLOWER 1844 Bolivar Indianola
TALLAHATCHIE 1833 Choctaw Cessions Charleston
TATE 1873 DeSoto, Marshall, Tunica Senatobia
TIPPAH 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Ripley
TISHOMINGO 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Luka
TUNICA 1836 Chickasaw Cessions Tunica
UNION 1870 Pontotoc, Tippah New Albany
WALTHALL 1910 Marion, Pike Tylertown
WARREN 1809 Natchez District Vicksburg
WASHINGTON 1827 Warren, Yazoo Greenville
WAYNE 1809 Washington Waynesboro
WEBSTER 1874 Chickasaw, Choctaw, Montgomery, Oktibbeha Walthall
WILKINSON 1802 Adams Woodsdville
WINSTON 1833 Choctaw Cessions Louisville
YALOBUSHA 1833 Choctaw Cessions Coffeyville
YAZOO 1823 Hinds Yazoo City

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