Jaketown, Mississippi

Washington County, later Humphreys County after 3-28-1918

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  

Post office: 8-12-1891 to 9-15-1899

                   10-26-1906 to 10-30-1920

Railroads:    Delta Sou- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- IB&B


Next Town North- Perkins


Milepost 24

(from Itta Bena, MS)


Next Town South- Belzoni


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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