History of Grenada County, Mississippi. H.C.J. Hathorn. Grenada County was created from lands ceded from the Choctaw Indians in 1833, even though the county was not officially created until the 1870s. It sits in the North Central portion of the State and is surrounded by the counties of: Calhoun, Carroll, Leflore, Montgomery, Sumner/Webster, Tallahatchie, and Yalobusha. The scarcity of this book alone should make this book a must for anyone who is interested in or who has family connections to the State of Mississippi. 1968, (2015), paper, new index, 257 pp.