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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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kosciusko has a population of 6,700 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Kosciusko is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kosciusko lies within the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Kosciusko: 39090<4>

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 6,700 people. This is a decrease of 9.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kosciusko had a population of 7,402 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 7,372 people).

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

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 (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durant
    • Durant lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko and is located in Holmes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Durant<6>
  • Goodman (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goodman
    • Goodman lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko and is located in Holmes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodman<6>
  • Ethel (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
    • Ethel lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 381 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ethel
  • French Camp (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Camp
    • French Camp lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko and is located in Choctaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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>
  • West (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West
    • West lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Kosciusko and is located in Holmes County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West<6>
  • Sallis (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sallis
    • Sallis lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<6>
  • McCool (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCool
    • McCool lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCool
  • Hesterville (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesterville
    • Hesterville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesterville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hesterville
  • Possumneck (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Possumneck
    • Possumneck lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Possumneck
  • Newport (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Kosciusko and is located in Attala County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport

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.

Adding Kosciusko to Our Gazetteer ...

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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kosciusko was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Kosciusko in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Kosciusko

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Attala County

About Mississippi

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kosciusko.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kosciusko - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kosciusko). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kosciusko or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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, 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KosciuskoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kosciusko. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0586, Longitude: -89.5877    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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