Coahoma County, Mississippi
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|Coahoma County, Mississippi|
Original WROX (AM) building in Clarksdale.
Location in the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location in the U.S.
|Founded||February 9, 1836|
|• Total||583 sq mi (1,510 km2)|
|• Land||552 sq mi (1,430 km2)|
|• Water||31 sq mi (80 km2), 5.3%|
|• Density||47/sq mi (18/km2)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC−6/−5|
Coahoma County is a county in the northwestern part of Mississippi. There are about 30,622 people living there. It's capital is Clarksdale. It was started on February 9, 1836. "Coahoma" is a Choctaw word that means "red panther."