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Incorporated Places have an asterisk (*).<br>Allen<br>Ashley<br>Barlow<br>Beauregard*<br>Beech Grove<br>Bowerton<br>Carpenter<br>Conn<br>Crystal Springs*<br>Dentville<br>Egypt Hill<br>Gallatin<br>Gallman<br>Gatesville<br>Georgetown*<br>Glancy<br>Hazlehurst*<br>Hoodtown<br>Hopewell<br>Jack<br>Martinsville<br>Midway<br>Myles<br>Pleasant Hill<br>Rockport<br>Sand Hill<br>Sardis<br>Shady Grove<br>Smyrna<br>Stronghope<br>Tillman<br>Wesson*<br>Willing<br><br>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====

Revision as of 21:23, 27 June 2011

Template:Mississippi-stub United States  > Mississippi > Copiah County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1823--Copiah County was created 21 January 1823 from Hinds County.  County seat: Hazlehurst [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Incorporated Places have an asterisk (*).
Allen
Ashley
Barlow
Beauregard*
Beech Grove
Bowerton
Carpenter
Conn
Crystal Springs*
Dentville
Egypt Hill
Gallatin
Gallman
Gatesville
Georgetown*
Glancy
Hazlehurst*
Hoodtown
Hopewell
Jack
Martinsville
Midway
Myles
Pleasant Hill
Rockport
Sand Hill
Sardis
Shady Grove
Smyrna
Stronghope
Tillman
Wesson*
Willing

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Copiah County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Copiah County. 
- 3rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company K - McWillie Blues
- 4th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company A - Terrall [Terrell] Dragoons
Company B - Copiah Horse Guards
Company E - Ramsey’s Company
- 6th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Crystal Springs Guards
Company G - Rockport Steel Blades
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company H - Bahala Rifles
- 10th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry (Old)
Company I - Bahala Rifles
- 12th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company A - Charlie Clark Rifles [also listed as Co. H]
Company D - Pettus Relief, aka Pettus Rifles

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).