Coahoma County, Mississippi
county in Mississippi, United States
Coahoma County is a county in the northwestern part of Mississippi. There are about 30,622 people living there. It's capital is Clarksdale. It was started on February 9, 1836. "Coahoma" is a Choctaw word that means "red panther."
Original WROX (AM) building in Clarksdale.
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 9, 1836|
|• Total||583 sq mi (1,510 km2)|
|• Land||552 sq mi (1,430 km2)|
|• Water||31 sq mi (80 km2) 5.3%%|
|• Density||47/sq mi (18/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|