Greenville, Mississippi

Washington County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  6-24-1870

Post office:  

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

GC&B- GP- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- ICG- CAGY

Y&MV Next Town North- Metcalfe

C&G Next Town East- Fisher


Y&MV Milepost 150.9

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)

C&G Milepost 167.61

(from Columbus, MS)


Y&MV Next Town South- Swiftwater


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

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


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


HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Y&MV freight depot at Greenville on 4-30-1927. 

New brick passenger depot built by Y&MV to replace earlier wooden depot. 

Postcard view of Y&MV depots. Freight depot on left and passenger depot on right.

View looking along Y&MV trackage in Greenville on April 30, 1927.

Y&MV passenger depot 4-30-1927


Y&MV freight depot at Greenville 4-30-1927

View looking along Y&MV tracks at Greenville on May 11, 1927.

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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