Choctaw County is located in the North Central hills of Mississippi and consists of 420 square miles of hills, forests, and lakes. The summers are hot and the winters are mild, having their share of heavy thunderstorms and occasional snows. It is best characterized as a county of small farms, small businesses and the desire for more industrial growth.
Choctaw County offers a good life in a rural, relaxed atmosphere, with recreation and cultural events, a country club and golf course, amphitheater, and a 100 acre lake with camping facilities, hiking and fishing. The three largest communities in the county are Ackerman, the county seat, Weir, and French Camp, the area’s oldest community.