Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

Lincoln County

Population:   582 in 1900

                     841 in 1910

                     605 in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-18-1871

Post office:  1-31-1870 to present

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


Next Town North- Derby


Milepost 793.16

(from Chicago, IL)

Old Milepost 118.82

(from New Orleans)


Next Town South- Norfield


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 






Illinois Central depot at Bogue Chitto in 1903.



BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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