Tishomingo County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Tishomingo County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 19,593 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Iuka.[2]

Tishomingo County
Tishomingo County Courthouse in Iuka, Mississippi
Tishomingo County Courthouse in Iuka, Mississippi
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tishomingo County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°44′N 88°14′W / 34.74°N 88.24°W / 34.74; -88.24
Country United States
FoundedFebruary 9, 1836
Named forChief Tishomingo
Largest cityIuka
 • Total445 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Land424 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Water20 sq mi (50 km2)  4.6%
 • Total19,593
 • Estimate 
 • Density44/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.