Marathon, Mississippi

Washington County


Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  6-19-1899 to 12-15-1904

                    6-28-1905 to 12-31-1923

Railroads:  Y&MV


Next Town North- Foote


Milepost 176.38

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)


Next Town South- Hampton


soil survey map

1939 USGS topo map

1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb


HISTORY by Tony Howe: 










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Esra Dickerson- general store 1910






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