Louisville, Mississippi

Winston County

Population: 505(?) in 1900

                    1181 in 1910

                    1777 in 1920

                    3013 in 1930

                    3451 in 1940

Town incorporated:  2-14-1836

Post office: 7-11-1835 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- McMillan

 

Milepost 219.3 in 1905

Milepost  on valuation map

(from Mobile)

 

Next Town South- Estes

1912 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

Icing reefers on house track north of the depot at Louisville in the 1930's. GM&N News Photo

 

NOM&C 4-4-0 No. 36 with a northbound passenger train at Louisville, MS in 1909.

Doodlebug stopped at Louisville in 1930's. GM&N News Photo

 

 

A full yard at Louisville, looking south 1930's. GM&N News Photo

 

Platform at Louisville depot, 1930's. GM&N News

Louisville depot 1930's GM&N News Photo

 

Northbound freight approaching Louisville depot 1930's. GM&N News Photo

Former GM&O depot at Louisville on November 21, 1991.

November 21, 1991

November 21, 1991

Looking north at the south end of the former GM&O yard at Louisville on November 21, 1991

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

J. M. Bennett & Sons, general store 1900

Boswell Bros., general store 1900

C. H. Cagle, blacksmith 1873-74-75-76

W. D. & J. H. Connell- general store 1876

Conners & Bro.- general store 1876

J. L. Connor- general store 1876

D. W. & J. H. Cornwell, dry goods & drugs 1873-74-75

J. B. Covington, physician 1873

James M. Cowan, tanner & harness maker 1873

Cox & Fox, general store 1900

Edwards & Cleaveman- dry goods & grocery 1875

G. C. Edwards, hardware 1868

H. C. Edwards & Co., dry goods & grocery 1873-74

Estes & Gregory, dry goods grocery & drugs 1873-74-75

Estes & Hamilton- general store 1876

E. Foster & Co., drugs 1866-74-75-76

Foster & Coleman, merchants 1868

Foster & Graham, 1873

J. B. Gage, general store 1900

John J. Gage, general store 1866

E. & J. W. Gaston, dry goods 1873-74-75

J. A. Graham- drugs & liquor 1876

L. B. Graham, general store 1900

Graham & McCoy- grocery 1874-75

J. M. Gregory, physician 1873-74-76

J. H. Hardy, general store 1868-73-

Harrison & Lindsay, publishers 1873

J. S. Harrison- publisher 1874-75

Herman Henry & Co., dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

A. H. Hight- wagon maker 1876

W. B. Hudson, blacksmith 1873-74-75-76

Hughes & Clark- grocery & confection 1874-75-76

D. T. Hughes & Co., general store 1866-68-73-74-75-76

John R. V. Hughes, confections 1873-76

Mrs. M. A. Hughes, boarding house 1873-74-75

Humphrees & Scarborough, dry goods & grocery 1873

Dr. Thomas Hutchins, dentist 1873-74-75

A. S. Kirk, physician & drugs 1900

C. D. R. Kirk- general store 1874

C. T. & C. D. R. Kirk- general store & farming 1875

H. Kirkpatrick, general store 1900

Lindsay & Patty, general store 1868

Lindsay, Woodward & Metts, general store 1873-74

B. B. Lindsay & Co.- general store 1875

J. P. McGraw & Sons, general store 1900

Miss K. McMullen, millinery 1900

H. Morris, photographer & jeweler 1900

W. J. Newsom, grocery 1900

D. N. Oakley, agent 1868

David N. Oakley- hotel 1875

Oakley & Shaw, grocery & confections 1873-74

Panic Store, general store 1900

Geo. W. Patty, general store 1900

J. W. & T. B. Patty, dry goods 1866

R. Peavy, general store 1900

Dr. E. J. Persinger- drugs liquor 1876

Mrs. M. K. Price, general store 1900

J. B. Saunders, tinner 1873-74-75-76

J. C. Shaw & Co., dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

Benj. F. Smythe, general store 1873-74-75

J. M. Turnipseed- general store 1875-76

G. Z. Woodward, drugs 1868

John Woodward- mill & lumber 1876

John Woodward, gin 1900

Nathaniel Woodward, steam mills 1866-68

Woodward Liver Renovator Co., 1900

Woodward & Son, mail contractors 1873

Woodward, Mettis & Co.- general store 1875-76

Yarborough & Shaw, bar room 1873

 

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