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Welcome to Coahoma County MS
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Mississippi Governor James Lusk Alcorn's home known as "Eagle's Nest" was located in Coahoma County, where he passed away.

Coahoma County was established February 9, 1836, and is located in the northwestern part of the state in the fertile Yazoo Delta region. The name "Coahoma" is a Choctaw word meaning "red panther."

The current county seat is Clarksdale

Cities & Towns
Clarksdale -- Coahoma
Friars Point -- Jonestown
Lula -- Lyon

Unincorporated Places
Bobo -- Dublin -- Hillhouse
Mattison -- Rena Lara -- Rich
Rudyard -- Sherard -- Stovall

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Online Data

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Census

Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records

Deaths

Family Bibles

Forgotten Towns

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Surnames

Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
23 Aug 2013: Added 1883 Pension List
28 Jun 2012: Added crime news story for Batson Hanging
28 Jun 2012: Added marriage annoucement for Railey-Helm
28 Jun 2012: Added marriage annoucement for Moore-Ellis
26 Sep 2011: Added biography for James Lusk Alcorn
9 Nov 2009: Created Cemetery Index for County
Jan 2008: County History; WW2 Casualties
1853 Register of Commissions, Forgotten Towns,
Marriage Announcement for Bobo - Prince
 ; Crime News Stories

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Addresses & Off-Site Links

Coahoma County - 115 First Street, Clarksdale, Mississippi, 39614, Phone: (662) 624-3208

Coahoma County Courthouse   -   P O Box 756,   Clarksdale,   Mississippi,   38614,   Phone: (662) 624-3010, (662) 624-3011,   Fax: (662) 624-3029
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Neighboring Counties

Bolivar County

Quitman County

Tallahatchie County

Tunica County

 

Phillips County, Arkansas

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This page last updated on -- 23 Aug 2013

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