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Choctaw County was established on December 29, 1847. The County was named for the Choctaw tribe of American Indians, though most of those which resided here were removed to Oklahoma. The early pioneers of Choctaw came from France, Ireland and Scotland, but mostly from North and South Carolina.
The county's population reached its peak in the 1920's due to the jobs created by such companies as E. E. Jackson Lumber Company in Riderwood and Choctaw Lumber Company in Bolinger. After the sawmills closed, Choctaw began a decline in population.
Its county seat is Butler.


* Butler * Gilbertown * Lisman * Needham * Pennington * Silas * Toxey * 

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Website Updates: 
Oct 2016: Misc: 20 Businessmen of Choctaw County in 1908
Jul 2016: Death Records: 1908 - 1909 Deaths; Death Notice: ADDISON
Apr 2016: County: 1907 County Officers
Mar 2016: Bio: WILSON
Jan 2016: Bios: HEARD; County Records: 1931 County Officers
Oct 2015: County Records: 1913 County Officers
Jul 2015: 1939 Confederate Pensioners
May 2015: Query: FINLEY - submitted by Ophelia S. Parker
Apr 2015: Cemetery: Camp Springs Cemetery
Jan 2015: Death News: PRESTRIDGE, GREEN, HOLLINGSHEAD, MOSLEY, OGLESBY, CHRISTOPHER, PERRY, BAREFIELD, CHANDLER;  Marriage News: BURKHARDT, DONALD, DIKES, BLAND, MILES, BROWN,  Sick News: NORDON, PRUITT, MOORE, MEANS, Calamity News: 1935 AL-MS Academy fire; Visiting News: EZELLE; School News: 1922 Teacher passing

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Surrounding Counties

Sumter County (north)

Marengo County (northeast)

Clarke County (southeast)

Washington County (south)

Wayne County, Miss (southwest)

Clarke County, Miss (west)

Lauderdale County, Miss (northwest) 




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