Beaumont, Mississippi

Perry County

Population: 250 in 1927

Town incorporated:  yes

Post office: Feb. 12, 1902 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Bonhomie & Hattiesburg Southern

 

Next Town North- Kittrell

Milepost 68.1 before 1908

Milepost 69.4 after 1908

Milepost 69.09 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Little Creek

1922 soil survey map

1947 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: Post office at Beaumont established February 12, 1902.

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

Beaumont Veneer Co. in 1936. Lower left is GM&N agent McCoy. Lower right shows Beaumont Veneer Co. Plant Superintendent McDonald and Office Manager Toussiant. GM&N News Photos 

B&HS 300 switching cars at the south end of Beaumont yard about 1958.

B&HS and GM&O at Beaumont 8-23-1972.

 

May 2, 1979

May 2, 1979.

Former GM&O bridge over Leaf River in September 1990.

BUSINESSES (per RG Dun & Co.)-

R. M. Cochran- drugs 1910

W. E. Daniels- general store 1910

Jeff Griffis Mercantile Co.- general store 1910

John Lindsey- sawmill 1910

J. H. Overstreet- sawmill 1910

Smith & Griffis- confections 1910

 

 

 

 

 

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