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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
Bobo -- Dublin -- Hillhouse
Mattison -- Rena Lara -- Rich
Rudyard -- Sherard -- Stovall
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
This page last updated on -- 28 Jun 2012
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