Coahoma County, Mississippi

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Coahoma County, Mississippi
Map of Mississippi highlighting Coahoma County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the USA highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location in the U.S.
Founded February 9, 1836
Seat Clarksdale
Largest City Clarksdale
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

583 sq mi (1,510 km²)
554 sq mi (1,435 km²)
29 sq mi (75 km²), 4.97%
 - (2000)
 - Density

54/sq mi (21/km²)

Coahoma County is a county in the northwestern part of Mississippi. There are about 30,622 people living there. It's capital is Clarksdale.[1] It was started on February 9, 1836. "Coahoma" is a Choctaw word that means "red panther."

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