Introduction to Kosciusko, Mississippi
Kosciusko was once occupied by the Choctaw Indians. It was originally known as Red Bud Springs. The city was later renamed in honor of Tadeusz Kosciusko, the Polish general who assisted in the military efforts of the U.S. during the American Revolution. The city is the birthplace of renowned television host Oprah Winfrey. It is the county seat of Attala County, which was established in 1833.
Kosciusko and nearby Attractions
- Baileys Shopping Center
- Natchez Trace Parkway
- Holmes County State Park
- Florewood River Plantation
Things To Do In Kosciusko
Kosciusko includes a number of local parks, such as the Redbud Springs Park, Niles Park, Hugh Ellard Park and Northside Park. One can enjoy a scenic drive or bike ride at the historic Natchez Trace. The Kosciusko Museum is also worth visiting. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Parkway Plaza Shopping Center and Baileys Shopping Center.
Jackson International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Kosciusko Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Holmes Community College, Mississippi State University or Jackson State University.