Lakeview, Mississippi

DeSoto County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  Lake View- 12-23-1885 to 11-30-1895

                     Lakeview- 12-1-1895 to 10-31-1902

                                       12-8-1902 to 7-15-1926

                                       1-19-1929 to 1-15-1932

Railroads: M&V- LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN


Next Town North- Darwin


Milepost 13.1

(from Memphis, TN)


Next Town South- Walls


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


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










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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