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Choctaw, Mississippi
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Neshoba
410 ft (120 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 601
GNIS feature ID 685014

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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