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Founded February 21, 1834
"Yalobusha" is a native American word meaning "tadpole place," and was the home of both Choctaw
and Chickasaw Indian tribes
The county seats are Water Valley and Coffeeville
Hendersonville was a settlement established in 1798 by John Henderson, a Presbyterian missionary who was one of
the first white men to settle in the county. Other early settlements were Elliot, Chocchuma, Tuscohoma, Pittsburg,
Talahoma, Plummerville, Preston, Pharsalia, Sardinia, and Washington.
More about Yalobusha County
Coffeeville - Oakland - Tillatoba
* Unincorporated places
* Lafayette County
* Calhoun County (east)
* Grenada County (south)
* Tallahatchie County
* Panola County (northwest)
This page last updated on -- 5 Jan 2014
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