Hickory, Mississippi

Newton County

Population: 626 in 1900

                   600 in 1910

                   618 in 1920

                   724 in 1940

                   614 in 1950

                   539 in 1960

Town incorporated:  12-5-1865

Post office: 5-5-1860 to present

Railroads: Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS

 

                  

Next Town East- Weatherford

 

A&V Milepost 22.6

(from Meridian)

 

Next Town West- Skinners

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

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BUSINESSES- (per R. G. Dun & Co.)-

C. F. Beale- general store 1874

I. I. Barber- general store & mill. 1873-74-75-76

C. T. Beal & Co.- grocers 1876

Thomas Coker- general store 1874-75-76

S. D. Daniels- dry goods & grocery 1874

Dr. G. W. Gilmore- drugs & general store 1874-75

A. E. Gray- blacksmith 1874

W. F. Grissett- dry goods & shoes 1875-76

G. B. Harris & Bro.- grocery 1873

Charles Holland- general store 1876

Hurlbutt, Gilmore & Co.- dry goods & grocery 1873-74

B. F. Johnson- grocery 1873-74-75

B. F. Johnson & Co.- blacksmiths 1876

Johnson & Co.- saloon 1873

S. F. Johnson- saloon 1876

A. L. Jones- dentist 1873-74-75

Mitchel & Cooker- general store & tavern 1873

S. V. Mitchell- general store 1874-75-76

L. D. Nelson- saddlery 1873-74-75-76

Norman & Brady- saloon 1874

W. J. Osborn & Co.- drugs 1873-74-75-76

Osborn & Johnson- b & s & confections 1875

E. M. Pennington & Bro.- dry goods & groceries 1873-74-76

W. N. Raines- general store 1873-74-75

Raines & Sons- dry goods & grocers 1876

Wall & Carraway- saloon 1874

 

 

 

 

 

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