Pike County, MS

PIKE COUNTY, situated on the south boundary of Mississippi. Area, 864 square miles. Face of the country, uneven; soil sterile, except near the streams. Seat of justice, Holmesville. Pop. in 1820, 4,438; in 1830, 5,402; in 1840, 6,151; in 1850, 13,600. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Magnolia, MS City or Town
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