Belen, Mississippi

Marks, Mississippi

Quitman County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  Belen- 3-6-1888

                                  Marks- 1-1-1907

Post office:  Belen- 8-27-1877 to 6-18-1883

                     Marks- 6-19-1883 to 12-22-1891

                     Riverside- 12-23-1891 to 4-19-1903

                     Marks- 4-20-1903 to present

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN


Next Town North- Green River Spur


Milepost 67.4

(from Memphis, TN)


Next Town South- Plummer


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


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










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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