East Central Mississippi

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Pre-Mississippi History

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Blog: The Choctaw Nation

The Meridian Micropolitan Area

Local Info and History


Clarke: est. 1833; pop. 16,732

Kemper: est. 1833; pop. 10,456

Lauderdale: est. 1833; pop. 80,261

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De Kalb: (CS) pop. 972

Enterprise, pop. 526

Marion: pop. 1,479

Meridian: (CS) pop. 41,148

Pachuta, pop. 261

Quitman: (CS) pop. 2,323

Scooba: pop. 732

Shubuta, pop. 651

Stonewall, pop. 1,081


Noxubee & Winston Counties

Local Info and History


Noxubee: est. 1833; pop. 11,545

Winston: est. 1833; pop. 19,198

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Brooksville: pop. 1,182

Louisville: (CS) pop. 7,006

Macon: (CS) pop. 2,461

Noxapater: pop. 419

Shuqualak: pop. 562 {sugar-lock}

Leake & Neshoba Counties

Local Info and History


Leake: est. 1833; pop. 23,805

Neshoba: est. 1833; pop. 29,676

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Carthage: (CS) pop. 5,075

Lena: pop. 175

Philadelphia: (CS) pop. 7,477

Walnut Grove: pop. 1,911

Newton & Scott Counties

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Dining


Things to See and Do

  • Roosevelt State Park

Local Info and History


Newton: est. 1836; pop. 21,720

Scott: est. 1833; pop. 28,264

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Chunky: pop. 344

Decatur: (CS) pop. 1,841

Forest: pop. 5,684

Hickory: pop. 499

Lake: pop. 408

Morton: pop. 3,482

Newton: pop. 3,699

Sebastopol: pop. 272

Union: pop. 202


Jasper & Smith Counties

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Dining


Things to See and Do

Local Info and History


Jasper: est. 1833; pop. 17,062

Smith: est. 1833; pop. 16,491

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Bay Springs: (CS) pop. 1,786

Heidelberg: pop. 840

Louin: pop. 349

Mize: pop. 285

Montrose: pop. 146

Polkville: pop. 843

Raleigh: (CS) pop. 1,462

Taylorsville: pop. 1,353