With a total area of about 3.6 sq. kms. Charleston is elevated at a height of about 218 ft. from the ground. Charleston is a city of Tallahatchie County in the U.S. State of Mississippi. It is located in the North Central part of the State. Charleston is also the County seat of this County. Charleston is also known by the nickname of 'Gateway to Delta'. The education sector is the principal source of employment in the area and a number of schools are operated by the School district of East Tallahatchie. Some famous residents of the town are B. Dye and E. Buckley.