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Welcome to Kosciusko ...

The city of Kosciusko is located in Attala County<1> and is the County Seat for Attala County.

The location of Kosciusko has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kosciusko has a population of 6,720 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kosciusko.

Kosciusko is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Kosciusko lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Kosciusko lies within the (662) area code.

Websites for Kosciusko ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.kosciuskotourism.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Kosciusko, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kosciusko had an population of 6,720 people. This is a decrease of 9.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kosciusko had a population of 7,402 people (or 37.83% of the total population of Attala County). This makes Kosciusko the county's most populous community.

The population of Kosciusko represents 0.25% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,402 people, the population of Kosciusko has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,372 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kosciusko.

Adding Kosciusko to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Kosciusko in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Kosciusko elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kosciusko on a Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kosciusko on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Kosciusko ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Kosciusko - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kosciusko.

Communities near Kosciusko ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kosciusko.

  • Durant [Holmes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Goodman [Holmes County]
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    • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<6>
  • Ethel [Attala County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
    • Ethel [Attala County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko
    • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
  • French Camp [Choctaw County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Camp
    • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko
    • Estimated population in 2019: 165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West [Holmes County]
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      • West [Holmes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Kosciusko
      • Estimated population in 2019: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
    • Sallis [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
    • McCool [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
      • McCool [Attala County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
    • Possumneck [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
      • Possumneck [Attala County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Kosciusko
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
    • Newport [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Kosciusko
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Redwater [Leake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redwater
      • Redwater [Leake County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the south of Kosciusko
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwater

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kosciusko. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kosciusko.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kosciusko. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kosciusko.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kosciusko. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kosciusko.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kosciusko ...

Looking for more information about Kosciusko? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kosciusko, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kosciusko.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Attala County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kosciusko. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Attala, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kosciusko.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kosciusko - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kosciusko) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kosciusko. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kosciusko

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kosciusko. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0584, Longitude: -89.5894       In this case, the coordinates for Kosciusko have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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