Abbeville, Mississippi

Lafayette County

Population:   255 in 1900

                     243 in 1910

                     235 in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  6-24-1870

Post office:  9-28-1843 to 1-21-1867

                    4-30-1867 to present

Railroads: Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- Natchez Trace RR- Miss Central RR


Next Town North- Spraggins


Milepost 561.8

(from Chicago, IL )


Next Town South- College Hill



soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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