Tishomingo County Highlights

Tishomingo County holds a special place in the history of North Mississippi.

Tishomingo County is referred to as the Gateway into Mississippi due to its location in the extreme northeast corner of the state. It is home to museums, the Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Pickwick Lake, the famous Battle of Iuka, historic neighborhoods, churches and cemeteries, plus musical icons Mac McAnally and Pete Pyle, and much more. Cultural heritage sites abound throughout the county. Tishomingo County is truly a gateway into the Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area. Click/Tap, "What You Can See".

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Explore the Outdoors

Tishomingo County is home to two beautiful state parks. Tishomingo State Park and J.P. Coleman State Park.

Experience the Beauty

Tishomingo County is known for its natural beauty. Come and experience more than 50,000 acres of lakes and Woodall Mt. (highest point in MS). There are many adventures awaiting the outdoor enthusiast. Charming towns host annual festivals and events year-round. Antique car shows, arts crafts, entertainment, games, food and fellowship make each festival a memorable event for all.

Where History Abounds

Tishomingo County was once the Marriage Capital of the South. Numerous couples came to the old Tishomingo County Courthouse to “tie the knot,” due to marriage license requirements being so easy. Tishomingo County is extremely rich with historical and cultural stories. Historical homes, the Battle of Iuka and other Civil War skirmishes. If you are a history buff, you'll want to see our historical cemeteries, museums, stately old buildings and historical markers that celebrate the romance and keep the memories of a bygone era alive. The resources found on these pages are only glimpses into our rich history and illustrate not only why people of many cultures converged here, but how they changed the world.

Your Retirement Haven

Tishomingo County is one of the best places to retire. According to Kiplinger, Mississippi ranked #4 as the most tax-friendly state for retirees. Retirees do not pay income tax on retirement income. Social security income is not taxed, regardless of total income.

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