Kosciusko, Mississippi

Kosciusko, Mississippi

Kosciusko, the county seat of Attala County, is located 65 miles northeast of Jackson and adjacent to the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 160.

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Kosciusko is named for the Polish general Tadeusz Kościuszko, who assisted United States military efforts during the American Revolution. However the anglicized name omits the "z". Kosciusko was originally named Red Bud Springs for one of three natural springs that were present in the city. Locally the town name is pronounced Kah-zee-ESS-ko.

Kosciusko is the birthplace of Oprah Winfrey whose contributions built and help maintain the Kosciusko Oprah Winfrey Boys and Girls Club.

The population in Kosciusko was 7,237 in 2014.

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