James, Mississippi

Washington County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  9-8-1886 to 3-31-1895

                     2-1-1899 to 7-31-1906

                     6-9-1914 to 8-31-1955

Railroads:  Y&MV


Next Town North- Avon


Milepost 165.53

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)


Next Town South- Longwood


soil survey map

1939 USGS topo map

1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb


HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Y&MV depot at James on May 11, 1927. 









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

not listed in 1910






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