Greenwood, Mississippi

Leflore County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  2-16-1844

Post office:  3-23-1843 to present

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN

  GP- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- ICG- CAGY

Y&MV Next Town North- Yalobusha

C&G Next Town East- Gaines

 

Y&MV Old Milepost 134.5 app

(from Memphis, TN via Clarksdale)

Y&MV later Milepost 122.7

(from Memphis, TN via Marks)

C&G Milepost 113.0

(from Columbus, MS)

 

Y&MV Next Town South- Craig's Spur

C&G Next Town West- Pillows

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

New Y&MV passenger depot at Greenwood nears completion on December 10, 1918. 

The old Y&MV depot at Greenwood in 1897.

 

 

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

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

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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