Magee, Mississippi

Simpson County

Population: 685 in 1910

                   730 in 1920

                   964 in 1930

Town incorporated:  7-23-1900

Post office: 9-14-1882 to 8-15-1890

                    10-7-1890 to present

Railroads: G&SI- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  

Next Town North- Fay

 

G&SI Milepost 118.09

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town South- Coats

1919 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

 

1950's postcard view of Magee depot.

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

E. Burnham, sawmill & gin 1900

Donald Bros., general store 1900

W. C. Ellis, general store (see Steens Creek) 1900

Farmer & Walker, general store 1900

J. S. Floyd, general store 1900

S. L. Nichols, general store & farmer 1900

Patrick & Franklin, general store 1900

J. W. Rankin, general store 1900

L. E. Robinson, physician & drugs 1900

Thames & Asley (near), sawmill 1900

 

 

 

 

 

 

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