Leflore County Data
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About Leflore County...
Leflore County is located in the Delta Region of Mississippi. Leflore County was formed on March 15, 1871 and was named after a Choctaw Indian Chief, Greenwood LeFlore (photo). Leflore County is the home of Mississippi Valley State University.
The county seat is Greenwood, also named for Greenwood LeFlore. Greenwood was once called Williams Landing, but was renamed in 1844. Blues legend Robert Johnson died and was burried in Greenwood in 1938, at age 27. Other Leflore County communities include: Itta Bena, Morgan City, Schlater, Sidon, Minter City, Money, and Swiftown. In it's first census in 1880 there were 10,246 residents listed. In the last federal census in 2000 the population was 37,947.