Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Let's Talk about Holmes City,MS

Holmes County is located in the west central part of Mississippi. It was created February 19, 1833 out of the land originally ceded by the Choctaw Indians in the Treaty of Doak’s Stand, October 18, 1820 and known as the “New Purchase.”

Holmes was formed from Yazoo in 1833. Lexington is the county seat.

Surrounding Counties

Attala County 
Carroll County 
Humphreys County 
Leflore County 
Madison County
Yazoo County

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