Foster, Mississippi

Adams County

Population: 

Town incorporated:  no

Post office: 7-16-1906 to 12-14-1918

Railroads: NJ&C- Y&MV- IC- ICG

 

                  

Town Northeast- Selma

 

Milepost 92.0

(from Jackson)

 

Next Town Southwest- Rawles

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Foster was a small community on the Y&MV and named for a local landowner. Thomas Foster bought land near here in 1810, and the land was still owned by Bridges Foster many years later. The railroad had a siding, pagoda, and freight platform here in 1918. 

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