Booneville, Mississippi

Prentiss County

Population:  1050 in 1900

                    1337 in 1910

                    1405 in 1920

Town incorporated:  12-12-1861

Post office: 11-20-1860 to present

Railroads: M&O- GM&O- ICG- Midsouth- KCS



Next Town North- Thrashers


M&O Milepost 308.57

(from Mobile, Ala.)


Next Town South- Wheeler's


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


M&O depot at Booneville in 1916


May 9, 1979

Overpass south of the depot in 1916


Booneville, MS looking north towards the GM&O depot on May 12, 1975.

January 28, 1971


BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 


May 9, 1979




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