Louin, Mississippi

Jasper County

Population: 523 or 323 in 1910

                   475 in 1920

                   483 in 1930

                   485 in 1940

Town incorporated:  7-29-1904

Post office: 3-22-1900 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Montrose

Milepost 141.5 in 1905

Milepost 142.38 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Stevens

 

1907 soil survey map

1968 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: A small community was formed at Louin in the 1890's and named for Louin Ishee, son of the first postmaster Zack Ishee in 1900. 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

1930's view of Louin depot   GM&N News Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES- (per RG Dun & Co.)-

J. M. Boyd & Son- general store 1910

H. C. Hankins- hotel & general store 1910

E. W. Leeke (Mrs. W. B. W. Leeke)- general store 1910

Louin Drug Co.- 1910

Louin Mercantile Co.- general store 1910

H. A. McDonald- drugs 1910

J. L. Royals- general store 1910

J. E. Smith- photographer & general store 1910

 

 

 

 

 

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For more information contact Tony Howe at tonyhowe76@yahoo.com or David S. Price at dsprice46@bellsouth.net