Byram, Mississippi

Hinds County


Town incorporated:  7-19-1870

Post office: 5-13-1858 to 10-4-1866

                    11-6-1866 to 3-31-1938

Railroads: NOGN- GM&N- GM&O- ICG

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

IC Next Town North- Elton

NOGN Next Town North- Grossner


IC Milepost 738.2 

(from Chicago, IL)

IC Old Milepost 173.84

(from New Orleans)

NOGN Milepost 176.26

(from New Orleans)


IC Next Town South- Terry

NOGN Next Town South- Bernard

1916 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Illinois Central depot at Byram on February 18, 1897.



BUSINESSES- (per  R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Ervin Lewis- dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

William Mangum- dry goods & grocery 1873-76

E. P. D. St. Martin- piano & organ builder 1875

Tucker & McGowan- dry goods & grocery 1873-74

S. F. Sorsby- farmer & general store 1875-76

__ Tucker- dry goods & grocery 1875












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