Indians in Quitman County
The Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians were the only Indians who ever lived in Quitman County.� Greenwood Leflore, chief of the Choctaws, was among the first landholders in Quitman County.� Indian mounds were a place of safety for flood refugees during the flood of 1882-1883.� There are eight Indian Mounds in Quitman County.� Some are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.