Holly Springs, Mississippi

Marshall County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  5-12-1837

Post office:  

Railroads: Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- Natchez Trace RR- Miss Central RR

Memphis Selma & Brunswick- Memphis Birmingham & Atlantic- KCM&B - SLSF- BN- BNSF             

IC Next Town North- Hudsonville

SLSF Next Town Northwest- Tours


IC Milepost 542.7

(from Chicago, IL )

SLSF Milepost 528.6

(from Springfield, MO)


IC Next Town South- Gilton

SLSF Next Town Southeast- Waites



soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 




Former Illinois Central yard and depot at Holly Springs in March 1990 looking north. 

Frisco depot at Holly Springs, MS in 1976.

IC passenger depot at Holly Springs on August 3, 1994. Freight station in the background. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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