Tishomingo, Mississippi

Tishomingo, a town in Tishomingo County, is located in northeast Mississippi about two miles north of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

Tishomingo, Mississippi

Tishomingo is named after Chief Tishomingo of the Chickasaw tribe, who signed the Treaty of Pontotoc in 1832. He died on the infamous 'Trail of Tears'. His son, Iuka, is the namesake of the county seat of Tishomingo, County, Mississippi.

Tishomingo State Park, Mississippi's premier nature park, straddles the Natchez Trace Parkway.

The population of Tishomingo was 335 in 2014.

Tishomingo, Mississippi Featured Points of Interest

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Things to See and Do

  • Bay Springs Lake - Impounded by the Jamie Whitten Lock and Dam, Bay Springs Lake is a reservoir on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway in northeast Mississippi.
  • Pharr Mounds - milepost 286.7 - Restroom, Picnic Area, Indian History, Top 30 Favorite Site
  • Tishomingo State Park - Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in northeast Mississippi, Tishomingo SP is Mississippi's most scenic state park.
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