Gilford, Mississippi

Jasper County

Population: 165 in 1910

Town incorporated:  4-9-1909

Post office: no

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Bay Springs

Milepost 

Milepost 128.39 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Otoe

 

1915 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: Gilford was the location the Gilchrist-Fordney Co. logging railroad connected with the GM&N Railroad south of Bay Springs. The lumber company had a logging camp nearby and ran its log trains over the GM&N to reach the company's sawmill in Laurel. 

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