Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Forrest County

Population: 4375 in 1900

                    11733 in 1910

                    13270 in 1920

                    18601 in 1930

                    21026 in 1940

                    29474 in 1950

                   34923 in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-11-1884

Post office: 

Railroads: NO&NE- SOU- NS

 G&SI- IC- Midsouth- KCS  

                                   - ICG- IC- CN


NO&NE Next Town North- Petal

G&SI Next Town North- Riverside

MSC Next Town East- Morris Spur


NO&NE Milepost 85.3

(from Meridian)

G&SI Milepost 70.17

(from Gulfport)

MSC Milepost 0


MSC Next Town West- Arnold

NO&NE Next Town South- Bonhomie

G&SI Next Town South- South Yard

1911 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 



Postcard view of ex-G&SI freight station at Hattiesburg about 1970.

Former G&SI freight house at Hattiesburg in 1971.




BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

First National Bank, 1900






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