Attala County, Mississippi

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Attala County (pronounced /ˈætələ/) is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population was 19,661. Its county seat is Kosciusko.[1] Attala county is named for Attala, a fictional Native American heroine from an early-19th-century novel by François-René de Chateaubriand.

The historian of the American Civil War, John D. Winters was born in Attala County in 1917.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 737 square miles (1,908.8 km2), of which 735 square miles (1,903.6 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.27%) is water.

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