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Monday, February 16, 2009

Presidents' Day Remembered

Mississippi is among the list of U. S. states that have counties named for former presidents, with eight counties in the state that have this distinction. The list includes some of the older counties formed in the State of Mississippi: Adams, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, Monroe, and Washington. According to Wikipedia, a total of twenty-four presidents have been honored with U. S. counties named for them.

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