Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Tippah County

Population: 466 in 1900

                   650 in 1910

                   654 in 1920

                   569 in 1930

                   544 in 1940

Town incorporated:  1-31-1877

Post office: 1-20-1874 to present

Railroads: G&SI- G&C- MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- Lowery

 

Milepost 336.0 in 1905

Milepost 338.23 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

 

Next Town South- Cotton Plant

 

1912 soil survey map

1955 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Spencer Gibbs- general store 1875

J. W. Godwin, sawmill 1900

J. P. Godwin & Co., general store 1900

U. B. Holt, undertaker 1900

Lowrey & Berry, books 1900

Miss Nannie Merritt, millinery 1900

C. F. Palmer, general store 1900

O. F. Ray & Co., general store 1900

Thompson & Bevill, general store 1900

M. Winborn, blacksmith 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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