Sharkey County, Mississippi  

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Lying in the Mississippi Delta, in the western part of the State, Sharkey County was organized March 29, 1876, and was named for Judge William L. Sharkey, provisional governor of the State in 1865. It was originally carved from territory belonging to the counties of Warren, Washington and Issaquena. In 1918, it relinquished a part of its area to the new county of Humphreys, to the northeast. Deer Creek runs entirely through Sharkey County. It embraces a land area of 422 square miles, and is bounded on the north by Washington County, on the east by Humphreys and Yazoo counties, on the south by Issaquena County and on the west by Issaquena and Washington.

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