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COUNTY INFORMATION 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.
CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES
* Butler * Gilbertown * Lisman * Needham * Pennington * Silas * Toxey *
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- Website Updates:May 2105: Query: FINLEY - submitted by Ophelia S. ParkerApril 2015: Cemetery: Camp Springs Cemetery
January 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
October 2014: 1925 Confederate Pensioners
August 2014: Marriage News: GRAY, REDDEN
July 2014: Cemetery: Birdsong Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Pine Grove Cemetery), Rehobath Baptist Church Cemetery (also known as Pushmataha Cemetery)
April 2014: History: Water Mills of Choctaw County in 1886
January 2014: Known Newspapers of Choctaw County
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