Attala County Mississippi Genealogy & History Network

Hurricane, Mississippi in Attala County

(submitted by and photos by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)

Named for a local creek, Hurricane is about 4 miles SW of Kosciusko and is known to have been settled as early as 1859. It became kmown as Hurricane when a combination church and school was built in 1868. A post office was opened in 1902 by M.D. Thweatt and was called Pleasant, but the office was abolished in 1917.

Please submit your Attala County, Mississippi community records and information for researchers to share. Send your information to the Attala County, Mississippi Genealogy & History Network at:

Back to Attala County Communities and Places