Lucedale, Mississippi

Greene Counties until 1910

George County after 1910

Population: 332 in 1901

                   800 in 1907

                   797 in 1910

                   629 in 1920

                   600 in 1927

                   834 in 1930

                   1201 in 1940

                   2083 in 1970

Town incorporated:  6-6-1901

Post office: July 15, 1899 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Isabelle

Milepost 38.8 before 1908

Milepost 40.0 after 1908

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Evanston

1922 soil survey map

1941 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe:

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

GM&O depot at Lucedale on May 20, 1967

 

 

 

 

 

 

1976 postcard

1979

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

F. M. Allen, hotel 1900

Mrs. T. A. Banks, general store 1900

J. E. Bedgood, general store 1900

G. C. Blake, sawmill 1900

Mrs. A. M. Brown, general store 1900

Cochran Bros., sawmill 1900

Cochran & Rogers, turpentine 1900

Cochran & McCaskill, naval stores 1900

J. J. Croome, general store & turpentine 1900

Dickens Bros., general store 1900

Havard & Tanner, general store 1900

Lucedale Lumber Co., 1900

Lucedale Mercantile Co., 1900

Dickens Bros., general store 1900

F. London, general store 1900

Dr. W. D. Ratliff, drugs 1900

J. B. Stevens, general store 1900

 

 

 

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