Belzoni, Mississippi

Humphreys County

Population:   263 in 1900

                     1639 in 1910

                     2277 in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-12-1895

Post office:  

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG

                  Delta Sou- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- IB&B

Y&MV Next Town North- Castleman

Sou Ry in MS Next Town North- Jaketown


Y&MV Milepost 157.10

(from Memphis, TN via Clarksdale)

Sou Ry in MS Milepost 27

(from Itta Bena, MS)


Y&MV Next Town South- Hard Cash


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb






Y&MV depot at Belzoni in 1917.

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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