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Name of County Date Formed Parent County Progeny County
Adams 02 Apr 1799 Natchez District Franklin 1809, Wilkinson 1802
Alcorn 15 Apr 1870 Tippah, Tishomingo, Wilkinson none
Amite 24 Feb 1809 Wilkinson Green 1811, Lincoln 1870, Marion 1811
Attala 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession none
Benton 15 Jul 1870 Marshall, Tippah none
Bolivar 09 Feb 1836 Choctaw Cession Sunflower 1844
Calhoun 08 Mar 1852 Lafayette, Yalobusha none
Carroll 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession Grenda 1870, Leflore 1871, Montgomery1871
Chickasaw 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Tunica 1836, Colfax 1871
Choctaw 23 Dec 1833 Chickasaw Cession Montgomery 1871
Claiborne 27 Jan 1802 Jefferson none
Clarke 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession
Clay 10 Apr 1876 renamed from Colfax
Coahoma 09 Feb 1836 chickasaw Cession Quitman 1877
Colfax 12 May 1871 Chickasaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha renamed Clay 1876
Copiah 21 Jan 1823 Hinds Simpson 1824
Covington 05 Jan 1819 Lawrence, Wayne Jefferson Davis 1906, Jones 1826
DeSoto 09 Feb 1836 Indian lands Tate 1876
Forrest 06 Jan 1908 Perry none
Franklin 21 Dec 1809 Adams Green 1811, Lincoln 1870, Marion 1811
George 16 Mar 1910 Green, Jackson none
Greene 09 Dec 1811 Amite, Franklin, Wayne George 1910, Perry 1820
Grenada 09 May 1870 Carroll, Tallahatchie none
Hancock 14 Dec 1812 Mobile District Harrison 1841, Pearl River 1890
Harrison 05 Feb 1841 Hancock, Jackson Stone 1816
Hinds 12 Feb 1821 Choctaw Cession Copiah 1823, Yazoo 1823, Rankin 1828
Holmes 18 Feb 1833 Yazoo Humphreys 1819
Humphreys 28 Mar 1918 Holmes, Washington, Yazoo, Sunflower none
Issaquena 23 Jan 1844 Washington Sharkey 1876
Itawamba 09 Feb 1836 Indian lands Lee 1866
Jackson 04 Dec 1812 Mobile District George 1910, Harrson 1841
Jasper 13 Dec 1833 Indian lands none
Jefferson 11 Jan 1802 renamed from Pickering Claiborne 1802
Jefferson Davis 31 Mar 1906 Covington, Lawrence none
Jones 24 Jan 1826 Covington, Wayne none
Kemper 23 Dec 1833 Indian lands none
Lafayette 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Calhoun 1852
Lamar 13 Mar 1904 Marion, Pearl River none
Lauderdale 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession Calhoun 1852
Lawrence 22 Dec 1814 Marion Covington 1819, Jefferson Davis 1906, Lincoln 1870
Leake 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession none
Lee 26 Oct1866 Itawamba, Pontotoc none
Leflore 15 Mar 1871 Carroll, Sunflower none
Lincoln 07 Apr 1870 Amite, Pike, Lawrence, Franklin none
Lowndes 30 Jan 1830 Monroe Colfax 1871
Louisiana (New France) 1682-1763, 1803 original claim by France Louisiana (New Spain) 1763-1803, Louisiana (New France) 1803 (few days), Louisiana Purchase 1803
Louisiana (New Spain) 1763-1803 Acquired from France Louisiana (New France) 1803 (few days)
Madison 27 Jan 1828 Yazoo none
Marion 09 Dec 1811 Amite, Wayne, Franklin Lamar 1904, Lawrence 1814, Pearl River 1890, Pike 1815, Walthall 1916
Marshall 09 Feb 1836 Indian lands Benton 1870, Tate 1876
Mobile District 12 Oct 1763 Spanish territory of West Florida Hancock 1812, Jackson 1812
Monroe 09 Feb 1821 Chickasaw Cession Lowndes 1830, Colfax 1871
Montgomery 13 May 1871 Carroll, Choctaw Webster 1874
Natchez District 16 Apr 1716 Colonial lands Adams 1799, Pickering 1799, Warren 1809, Sumner 1874
Neshoba 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession Newton 1836
Newton 25 Feb 1836 Neshoba none
Noxubee 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession none
Oktibbeha 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession Colfax 1871
Panola 09 Feb 1836 Indian lands Quitman 1877
Pearl River 22 Feb 1890 Hancock, Marion Lamar 1904
Perry 03 Feb 1820 Greene Forrest 1908
Pickering 02 Apr 1799 Natchez District renamed Jefferson 1803
Pike 09 Dec 1815 Marion Lincoln 1870, Walthall 1916
Pontotoc 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Lee 1866, Union 1870
Prentiss 15 Apr 1870 Tishomingo none
Quitman 01 Feb 1877 Panola, Coahoma none
Rankin 04 Feb 1828 Hinds none
Scott 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession none
Sharkey 29 Mar 1876 Warren, Washington, Issaquena none
Simpson 23 Jan 1824 Copiah none
Smith 23 Jan 1833 Indian lands none
Stone 06 Jan 1816 Harrison none
Sumner 06 Apr 1874 Montgomery renamed Webster 1882
Sunflower 15 Feb 1844 Bolivar none
Tallahatchie 23 Dec 1833 Indian lands Grenada 1870
Tate 23 Dec 1876 De Soto, Marshall, Tunica none
Tippah 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Alcorn 1870, Benton 1870, Union 1870
Tishomingo 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Alcorn 1870, Prentiss 1870
Tunica 09 Feb 1836 Chickasaw Cession Tate 1876
Union 07 Apr 1870 Pontotoc, Tippah none
Walthall 16 Mar 1916 Marion, Pike none
Warren 22 Dec 1809 Natchez District Sharkey 1876, Washington 1827
Washington 29 Jan 1827 Warren, Yazoo Humphreys 1918, Issaquena 1844, Sharkey 1876, Wayne 1809
Wayne 21 Dec 1809 Washington Covington 1819, Green 1811, Jones 1826, Marion 1811
Webster 30 Jan 1882 renamed from Sumner none
Wilkinson 30 Jan 1802 Adams Alcorn 1870, Amite 1809
Winston 23 Dec 1833 Indian lands none
Yalobusha 23 Dec 1833 Choctaw Cession Calhoun 1852
Yazoo 21 Jan 1823 Hinds Holmes 1833, Humphreys 1918, Madison 1828, Washington 1827

 

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