Grenada, Mississippi

Grenada County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  2-27-1836

Post office:  Pittsburgh- 12-6-1833 to 3-28-1836

                    Grenada- 3-29-1836 to present

Railroads: Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- IC- CN-    Grenada Ry


Next Town North- Memphis Jct.

Next Town West- Bew Springs


Milepost 617.7

(from Chicago, IL )


Next Town South- Ross



soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


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




Illinois Central depot at Grenada in January 1979. 

January 1979

January 1979

Tracks and cotton compress behind the depot at Grenada in 1990.

Looking north in 1990


Tracks behind depot looking south in 1990

Looking south down mainline in 1990

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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