Choctaw, Neshoba County, Mississippi

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Choctaw, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Choctaw, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Choctaw, Mississippi
Choctaw, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°46′41″N 89°06′02″W / 32.77806°N 89.10056°W / 32.77806; -89.10056Coordinates: 32°46′41″N 89°06′02″W / 32.77806°N 89.10056°W / 32.77806; -89.10056
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Neshoba
Elevation 410 ft (120 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39350
Area code(s) 601
GNIS feature ID 685014[1]

Choctaw (not to be confused with the Choctaw in Bolivar County) is an unincorporated community and Indian reservation located in Neshoba County, Mississippi, United States. Choctaw is approximately 5.3 miles (8.5 km) west of Philadelphia along Mississippi Highway 16.

It is the home of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, the only Federally recognized Indian tribe in Mississippi.

Several resorts and attractions owned by the Choctaw tribe are located in Choctaw, including the Pearl River Resort (comprising the Silverstar and Golden Moon casinos), Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park, and Lake Pushmataha, a 285-acre (1.2 km²) fishing and recreation reservoir that opened to the public in 2005.

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