Hopoca, Mississippi

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Hopoca is an unincorporated community in Leake County, Mississippi, in the United States.[1]

History[edit]

The etymology of Hopoca is unclear. According to one source, Hopoca is a Choctaw name likely meaning either "distant" or "one who picks or grazes".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hopoca, Mississippi
  2. ^ Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American Place Names in Mississippi. Univ. Press of Mississippi. p. 41. ISBN 978-1-60473-483-6.

Coordinates: 32°50′03″N 89°30′23″W / 32.83417°N 89.50639°W / 32.83417; -89.50639