Counties

County Date

Created
Parent County County

Seat
Adams 1799 Natchez District Natchez
Jefferson 1799 Natchez Fayette
Claiborne 1802 Jefferson Port Gibson
Wilkinson 1802 Adams Woodville
Amite 1809 Wilkinson Liberty
Franklin 1809 Adams Meadville
Warren 1809 Natchez District Vicksburg
Wayne 1809 Mississippi Territory’s “Old”Washington County Waynesboro
Greene 1811 Amite / Franklin / Wayne Leakesville
Marion 1811 Amite / Wayne / Franklin Columbia
Hancock 1812 Mobile District Bay Saint Louis
Jackson 1812 Mobile District Pascagoula
Lawrence 1814 Marion Monticello
Pike 1815 Marion Magnolia
Covington 1819 Lawrence / Wayne Collins
Perry 1820 Greene New Augusta
Hinds 1821 Choctaw Cession of 1820 Jackson
Monroe 1821 Chickasaw Cession of 1821 Aberdeen
Copiah 1823 Hinds Hazlehurst
Yazoo 1823 Hinds Yazoo City
Simpson 1824 Choctaw Cession of 1820 Mendenhall
Jones 1826 Covington / Wayne Laurel / Ellisville
Washington 1827 Warren / Yazoo Greenville
Madison 1828 Yazoo Canton
Rankin 1828 Hinds Brandon
Lowndes 1830 Monroe Columbus
Attala 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Kosciusko
Carroll 1833 Choctaw Cession Carrollton
Choctaw 1833 Choctaw Cession Ackerman
Clarke 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Quitman
Holmes 1833 Yazoo Lexington
Jasper 1833 Indian Lands Bay Springs
Kemper 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 De Kalb
Lauderdale 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1833 Meridian
Leake 1833 Choctaw Cession Carthage
Neshoba 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Philadelphia
Noxubee 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Macon
Oktibbeha 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Starkville
Scott 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1832 Forest
Smith 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Raleigh
Tallahatchie 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Charleston
Winston 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Louisville
Yalobusha 1833 Choctaw Cession of 1830 Water Valley
Bolivar 1836 Choctaw Cession Of 1830 Cleveland
Chickasaw 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1830 Houston
Coahoma 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1836 Clarksdale
DeSoto 1836 Indian Lands Hernando
Itawamba 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Fulton
Lafayette 1836 Chickasaw Cession Oxford
Marshall 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Holly Springs
Newton 1836 Neshoba Decatur
Panola 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1830 Batesville
Pontotoc 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Pontotoc
Tippah 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Ripley
Tishomingo 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Iuka
Tunica 1836 Chickasaw Cession of 1832 Tunica
Harrison 1841 Hancock / Jackson Gulfport
Issaquena 1844 Washington Mayersville
Sunflower 1844 Bolivar Indianola
Calhoun 1852 Chickasaw / Lafayette / Yalobusha Pittsboro
Lee 11006 Itawamba / Pontotoc Tupelo

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