Sims, Mississippi

Cleveland, Mississippi

Bolivar County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-25-1886

Post office:  Sims- 2-6-1885 to 8-4-1887

                     Cleveland- 8-5-1887 to present

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

 

Next Town North- Renova

 

Milepost 113.6

(from Memphis, TN)

 

Next Town South- Boyle

 

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

 

 

Cleveland depot, looking north, in August 1982. 

1915 view of the Y&MV depot in Cleveland.

Coaling facility at Cleveland in 1912. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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