Asylum, Mississippi

North Jackson, Mississippi

Hinds County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  Asylum- 5-23-1898 to 11-7-1916

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  NOJ&GN- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- IC- CN

Next Town Northwest- Halston

Next Town North- Tougaloo


IC Milepost 727.2

(from Chicago)

IC Old Milepost 184.76

(from New Orleans)

Y&MV Old Milepost 1.8

(from Jackson, MS)

Y&MV New Milepost 218.2

(from Memphis, TN via Marks)


Next Town South- Jackson


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 










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