Hamlet, Mississippi

Jasper County

Population: 50 in 1900

Town incorporated:  

Post office: 12-21-1882 to 2-29-1908

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O


Next Town North- Stevens


Milepost 138.0 app on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Bay Springs


1915 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Hamlet was the location of a post office from 1882 until at least 1908. The Waters Lumber Co. operated a mill at Hamlet from 1906 to 1908 and employed 30. It did not operate a logging railroad. Joe Blankenship moved a mill here in 1913 and had a capacity of 35,000 feet a day and employed 50. 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

W. Ainsworth, Est., general store 1900

not listed 1910






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