Tishomingo County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Iuka Itawamba County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Fulton Alcorn County: Organized 1870 from Tishomingo and Tippah Counties, County Seat: Corinth Prentiss County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Booneville Lee County: Organized 1867 from Itawamba and Pontotoc Counties, County Seat: Tupelo Tippah County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1836, County Seat: Ripley Benton County: Organized 1870 from Marshall and Tippah Counties, County Seat: Ashland Union County: Organized 1870 from Pontotoc and Tippah Counties, County Seat: New Albany Pontotoc County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Pontotoc Marshall County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Holly Springs Desoto County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1836, County Seat: Hernando Tate County: Organized 1873 from Marshall, Tunica and Desoto Counties: County Seat: Senatobia Tunica County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Tunica Lafayette County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Oxford Panola County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Quitman County: Organized 1877 from Panola and Coahoma Counties: County Seat: Marks Coahoma County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Bolivar County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832, County Seat: Cleveland Sunflower County: Organized 1844 from Bolivar County, County Seat: Indianola Tallahatachie County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Charleston Leflore County: Organized 1871 from Carroll, Tallahatchie and Sunflower Counties, County Seat: Greenwood Yalobush County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Water Valley Grenada County: Organized 1870 from Carroll, Montgomery, Tallahatchie, Webster, Choctaw and Yalobusha Counties: County Seat: Grenada Carroll County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Carrollton Montgomery County: Organized 1871 from Carroll and Choctaw Counties: County Seat: Winona Calhoun County: Organized 1852 from Chickasaw, Yalobusha and Lafayette Counties, County Seat: Pittsboro Webster County: Organized 1874 from Montgomery, Chickasaw, Choctaw and Oktibbeha Counties: County Seat: Walthall Choctaw County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Ackerman Chickasaw County: Organized 1836 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Clay County: Organized 1871 from Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe and Oktibbeha Counties (first known as Colfax County), County Seat: West Point Oktibbeha County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Starkville Monroe County: Organized 1821 from the Chickasaw Cession of 1821, County Seat: Aberdeen Lowndes County: Organized 1830 from Monroe County, County Seat: Columbus Noxubee County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Macon Kemper County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Dekalb Winston County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Louisville Neshoba County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Philadelphia Attala County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Kosciusko Leake County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830 Madison County: Organized 1828 from Yazoo County, County Seat: Canton Holmes County: Organized 1833 from Yazoo County, County Seat: Lexington Humphreys County: Organized 1918 from Holmes, Washington, Yazoo and Sunflower Counties, County Seat: Belzoni Yazoo County: Organized 1823 from Hinds County, County Seat: Yazoo City Washington County: Organized 1827 from Warren and Yazoo Counties, County Seat: Greenville Sharkey County: Organized 1876 from Warren, Washington and Issaquena Counties, County Seat: Rolling Fork Issaquena County: Organized 1842 from Washington and Warren Counties, County Seat: Mayersville Warren County: Organized 1809 from the Natchez District, County Seat: Vicksburg Hinds County: Organized 1821 from the Choctaw Cession of 1820, County Seat: Jackson Claiborne County: Organized 1802 from Jefferson County, County Seat: Port Gibson Copiah County: Organized 1823 from Hinds County, County Seat: Hazlehurst Rankin County: Organized 1828 from Hinds County, County Seat: Brandon Simpson County: Organized 1824 from the Choctaw Cession of 1820 Scott County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1832 Newton County: Organized 1836 from Neshoba County, County Seat: Decatur Lauderdale County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1833 Clarke County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Quitman Jasper County: Organized 1833 from Indian Lands, County Seat: Bay Springs Smith County: Organized 1833 from the Choctaw Cession of 1830, County Seat: Raleigh Jackson County: Organized 1812 from the Mobile District, Mississippi Territory, County Seat: Pascagoula Harrison County: Organized 1841 from Hancock and Jackson Counties: County Seat: Biloxi Hancock County: Organized 1812 from the Mobile District of the Mississippi Territory, County Seat: Bay Saint Louis George County: Organized 1910 from Greene and Jackson Counties: County Seat: Lucedale Stone County: Organized 1916 from Harrison County, County Seat: Wiggins Pearl River County: Organized 1890 from Hancock and Marion Counties, County Seat: Poplarville Greene County: Organized 1811 from Amite, Franklin and Wayne Counties, County Seat: Leakesville Perry County: Organized 1820 from Greene County, County Seat: New Augusta Forrest County: Organized 1906 from Perry County, County Seat: Hattiesburg Lamar County: Organized 1904 from Marion and Pearl River Counties, County Seat: Purvis Wayne County: Organized 1809 from Washington County of the Mississippi Territory Jones County: Organized 1826 from Covington and Wayne Counties, County Seat: Laurel Covington County: Organized 1819 from Lawrence and Wayne Counties, County Seat: Collins Jefferson Davis County: Organized 1906 from Covington and Lawrence Counties, County Seat: Prentiss Marion County: Organized 1811 from Amite, Wayne and Franklin Counties, County Seat: Columbia Lawrence County: Organized 1814 from Marion County, County Seat: Monticello Lincoln County: Organized 1870 from Franklin, Lawrence, Copiah, Pike and Amite Counties, County Seat: Brookhaven Walthall County: Organized 1910 from Marion and Pike Counties, County Seat: Tylertown Pike County: Organized 1815 from Marion, County Seat: Magnolia Amite County: Organized 1809 from Wilkinson County, County Seat: Liberty Franklin County: Organized 1809 from Adams County, County Seat: Meadville Jefferson County: Organized 1799 from the Natchez District, County Seat: Fayette Adams County: Organized 1799 from the Natchez District, County Seat: Natchez Wilkinson County: Organized 1802 from Adams County, County Seat: Woodville


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