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Winston County, Mississippi

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winston County, Mississippi.

The county is one of sixteen formed when chief Greenwood LeFlore ceded the lands in the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, which resulted in the removal of the Choctaw Nation from their ancestral lands to Oklahoma.

The county is named for Louis Winston (1784–1824), a colonel in the militia, a prominent lawyer, and a judge of the Mississippi Supreme Court.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Highpoint
  • Louisville (County Seat)
  • Noxapater
  • Perkinsville
  • Randalls Bluff
  • Singleton
  • Vernon





Genealogy Trails

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Tombigbee National Forest (part)