Lauderdale, Mississippi

Lauderdale County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  3-12-1856

Post office: Springs Depot- 10-7-1856 to 10-20-1859

                    Lauderdale Station- 10-21-1859 to 12-16-1894

                    Lauderdale- 12-17-1894 to present

Railroads: M&O- GM&O- ICG- Midsouth- KCS


Next Town North- Tamola


M&O Milepost 153.31

(from Mobile, Ala.)


Next Town South- Vestal's


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Former GM&O depot at Lauderdale in 1973. By this time the freight section on the far end of the building had been torn down. 


M&O water tank and pump house at Lauderdale in 1916







BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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