Durant, Mississippi

Holmes County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  11-21-1865

Post office:  12-1-1858 to present

Railroads: Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- IC- CN-    Grenada Ry

                   W&E- Y&MV- IC- ICG

 

 

Next Town North- Petty Spur

 

Milepost 670.53

(from Chicago, IL )

 

Next Town South- Aberdeen Jct.

Next Town West- West Hill

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

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

 

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

 

Illinois Central depot at Durant in January 1979. 

Back of Durant depot in January 1979. 

Durant January 1979. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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