Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Sunday, April 17, 2011 is the Yazoo County in Mississippi.

"Yazoo County is a county located in the Mississippi Delta region of the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2010, the population was 28,065. The county seat is Yazoo City. It is named for the Yazoo River, whose name, legend has it, comes from an Indian word meaning "River of Death". Farming and lumber are the predominant industries of Yazoo County.

"The Yazoo City Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Yazoo County.

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"The area which is now Yazoo County was acquired by the State of Mississippi from the Choctaw Indians in 1820. Yazoo County was established on January 21, 1823. It was the 19th county established in the State of Mississippi, and remains the largest in area. The first county seat was at Beattie's Bluff, Mississippi. In 1829 the county seat was moved to Benton. In 1849 the county seat was moved once again, to Yazoo City where it remains.

"Yazoo County was a battlefield in 1863 and 1864 during the American Civil War."

Explore Yazoo County on Histopolis now. If you have a place that you would like to see featured as the Histopolis Place-of-the-Day, contact the webmaster to suggest it.

April 2011

DayPlace
1Delany Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas
2Oakwood Cemetery, Belle Plaine, Scott County, Minnesota
3Echo Cemetery, Summit County, Utah
4Kern's Cemetery, Belgrade Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota
5Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California
6Ohio Cemetery, Ceresco Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
7Zutphen Cemetery, Jamestown Charter Township, Ottawa County, Michigan
8Lawrence Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas
9Fields Chapel Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas
10Sugar Grove Cemetery, Jamestown Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota
11Saint Victoria Cemetery, Victoria, Carver County, Minnesota
12Gerfers Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
13Grayson Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas
14Hickory Grove Cemetery, Anderson County, Texas
15Spradling Cemetery, Mission Township, LaSalle County, Illinois
16Madison County, Mississippi
17Yazoo County, Mississippi
18Maricao Municipio, Puerto Rico
19Beaufort County, North Carolina
20Rio Arriba County, New Mexico
21Perry County, Indiana
22San Lorenzo Municipio, Puerto Rico
23Caribou County, Idaho
24Barton County, Missouri
25Sevier County, Tennessee
26Ransom County, North Dakota
27Winston County, Alabama
28Christian County, Kentucky
29Vermillion County, Indiana
30Clallam County, Washington

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Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010