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Historical Maps | Timeline of MS Territory
Adams & Jefferson became counties.
Wilkinson & Claiborne became counties.
Warren, Wayne, Amite & Franklin became counties.
Greene & Marion became counties.
Hancock & Jackson became counties.
Lawrence became a county.
Pike became a county.
Mississippi Territory became the
20th of the United States.
Covington became a county.
Perry became a county.
Monroe & Hinds became counties.
Yazoo & Copiah became counties.
Simpson became a county.
Jones became a county.
Washington became a county.
Madison & Rankin became counties.
Lowndes became a county.
The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.
The Chickasaw Cession.
Jasper, Carroll, Choctaw, Clarke, Scott, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Leake, Lauderdale,
Winston, Tallahatchie, Yalobusha, Kemper, Holmes, Neshoba, Attala & Smith
all became counties as the result of the Choctaw Cession of 1830.
Coahoma, Bolivar, Chickasaw, De Soto, Itawamba, Panola, Tunica,
LafayetteMarshall, Newton, Pontotoc, Tippah & Tishomingo became counties
due to the Choctaw and Chickasaw cessions and division of larger counties.
The population grew due to influx from Georgia and North Carolina.
Sunflower & Issaquena became counties.
Calhoun became a county.
The War Between The States began.
The Confederates fired on Fort Sumter.
Mississippi was second to seceed from the union.
With the fall of Vicksburg, the capital was moved to Macon.
The Armistice at Appomattox.
Lee became a county.
Leflore, Montgomery & Clay became counties.
Tate became a county.
Webster became a county.
Sharkey became a county.
Quitman became a county.
Pearl River became a county.
Lamar became a county.
Forrest & Jefferson Davis became counties.
George & Walthall became counties
Stone became a county.
Humphreys became our 82nd and final county.