Tippah County, Mississippi

related topics
{household, population, female}
{county, mile, population}
{line, north, south}
{area, part, region}

Tippah County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. In 2000, the population was 20,826. Its county seat is Ripley[1]. The name "Tippah" is a Chickasaw word meaning "cut off", and is taken from the creek of the same name that flows across much of the original county from northeast to southwest before emptying into the Tallahatchie River. The creek probably was so named because it, and the ridges on either side, "cut off" the western part of the region from the eastern portion.

One of former President Bill Clinton's great-grandfathers is buried here.[2]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 460 square miles (1,191 km²), of which 458 square miles (1,186 km²) is land and 2 square miles (5 km²) (0.45%) is water.

Major highways

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Full article ▸

related documents
Benton County, Mississippi
Osage County, Missouri
Turner County, Georgia
Livingston County, Kentucky
Vernon County, Missouri
Woodruff County, Arkansas
Fulton County, Arkansas
Harrison County, Kentucky
White County, Georgia
Bottineau County, North Dakota
Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Culberson County, Texas
Crittenden County, Kentucky
Henry County, Missouri
Union County, Mississippi
Smith County, Mississippi
Harding County, New Mexico
Yuma County, Colorado
Fayette County, Georgia
Cleburne County, Alabama
Williams County, North Dakota
Beaufort County, North Carolina
Peoria County, Illinois
Valley County, Idaho
Iron County, Missouri
Trigg County, Kentucky
Jasper County, Mississippi
Cimarron County, Oklahoma
Monroe County, Mississippi
Woodford County, Kentucky