Foley, Mississippi

Hemphill, Mississippi

Perry County 


Town incorporated:  no

Post office: Hemphill- Apr. 30, 1909 to Feb 8, 1915

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O


Next Town North- Rhodes

Milepost 85 before 1908

Milepost 86.6 after 1908

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Lancaster

1922 soil survey map

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe:

Foley was the location of the large sawmill of J. M. Foley. It was sold to the J. M. Hemphill Lumber Co. in 1908 and operated until 1914. The location was also called Hemphill.


J. M. Foley  ??-1908

J. M. Hemphill Lumber Co. 1908-1914















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