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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

* Cities
Water Valley
* Towns
Coffeeville - Oakland - Tillatoba
* Unincorporated places

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Extinct Towns






Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
27 Dec 2014 Updated Cemetery Listing
05 Nov 2014 Added Kenneth Mills Obituary
05 Nov 2014 Added Judy Mills Obituary
10 Sep 2014 Added Prestage Obituary
05 Jan 2014 Added Biography of Thomas Solomon Vaughn
17 Nov 2013 Added Biography of D Q Murphree
17 Sep 2013 Added Family History of Cairy Hudson and William Wilbourn
04 Apr 2013 Added Marriage Announcement for Williamson-Knox & Evans-Kelly
04 Apr 2013 Added 1890 Vet Census 7 Files
04 Apr 2013 Added George Gerald Family Cemetery
04 Apr 2013 Added Leigh Cemetery
04 Apr 2013 Added Rehobeth Cemetery
01 May 2012 Added 1883 List of Pensioners to Military Page
23 May 2010 Added Coffeeville History
23 May 2010 Added Yalobusha County History
23 May 2010 Added 3 Biographies
May 2009: PERKINS obit
Jan 2009: 1840-46 Marriages; List of Cemeteries; HORTON, BAYSON CHAPEL CEMETERY burials; obits for TYLER, POLK, LAWRENCE, BOOKER, HORTON, World War 2 Casualties & Extinct Towns

Surrounding Counties
Lafayette County (northeast)
Calhoun County (east)
Grenada County (south)
Tallahatchie County (west)
Panola County (northwest)

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This page last updated on -- 27 Dec 2014