Lawrence, Mississippi

Newton County


Town incorporated:  no

Post office: 7-11-1867 to present

Railroads: Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS



Next Town East- Bland


A&V Milepost 34.8

(from Meridian)


Next Town West- Quattlebaum


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 









BUSINESSES- (per R. G. Dun & Co.)-

E. D. Beattie- general store 1873-74-75-76

Lawrence Mill Co.- cotton goods 1875

P. A. Powell- general store 1873-74

W. E. Sisson- dry goods 1873-74-75-76

John C. Wilson- blacksmith 1874






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