Bentonia, Mississippi

Yazoo County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-14-1884

Post office:  2-1-1884 to present

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

 

Next Town North- Anding

 

Old Milepost 26.5

(from Jackson, MS)

New Milepost 193.5

(from Memphis, TN via Marks)

 

Next Town South- Ragin

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

 

 

Y&MV depot at Bentonia about 1982.

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any corrections or additional info, we would love to hear from you! We are always looking for additional photos, too. Find our contact info below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For more information contact Tony Howe at tonyhowe76@yahoo.com or David S. Price at dsprice46@bellsouth.net