Grenada (Mississippi)

Grenada County


In Grenada, the administrative seat of the homonymous County is located in the center of the northern Mississippi. The city is located on the south bank of the Yalobusha River near the Grenada Lake. This reservoir was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

In 1830 was released by the place in the course of the Indian Removal Act forcible expulsion of the Choctaw the largest part of the area for the colonization of Europe. In 1836 was founded on this land the city Grenada.

In the census of 2000, Grenada had a population of 14,879 inhabitants. Of these, 49.28 % White, 49.34 % African American, 0.16 % Native American, 0.50% Asian American, 0.02 % Pacific Islander, 0.12% members of other races, and 0.56% members of several breeds. 0.70% were Hispanics or Latinos of all races.


  • Find a County. National Association of Counties.
  • U.S. Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990 United States Census Bureau. 3. May 2005. Retrieved on 31 January 2008.
  • American FactFinder United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 31 January 2008.