Isabelle, Mississippi

Tay, Mississippi

Greene Counties until 1910

George County after 1910

Population: 

Town incorporated:  no

Post office: no

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Bexley

Milepost 38.8 before 1908

Milepost 40.0 after 1908

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Lucedale

1922 soil survey map

HISTORY by Tony Howe:

The location was originally called Tay and was named for Thomas Taylor of Mobile, AL, who owned the Big Creek Lumber Co. that built a sawmill here in March 1911. By 1916 a canning plant was in operation on the site and this location was called Isabelle. 

INDUSTRY-

Big Creek Lumber Co. 1911-?

canning plant here in 1916

Taylor Veneer Mill- 1949-ca1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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