Boyle, Mississippi

Bolivar County

Population:   538 in 1900

                     444 in 1910

                     702 in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  8-5-1895

Post office:  4-13-1893 to present

Railroads: M&V- LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG- C&G

                  B&SR Y&MV

 

Next Town North- Cleveland

Next Town East- Halstead

 

Milepost 116.3

(from Memphis, TN)

 

Next Town South- Appeal

Next Town West- Skene

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

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

 

 

 

 

Y&MV depot at Boyle about 1910.

 

 

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