Clarksdale, Mississippi

Coahoma County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  2-25-1882

Post office:  9-20-1875 to present

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

 

Next Town North- Lyon

 

Milepost 76.5

(from Memphis, TN)

 

Next Town South- Dolan

Next Town Southeast- Hopson's Spur

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

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

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

 

 

Postcard view of the Clarksdale depot. Note it appears that the old depot in 1894 photo on the right still standing just beyond the newer depot in foreground.

1894 photo of the Y&MV depot at Clarksdale

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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