McDonald, Mississippi

Neshoba County

Population: 1910- 125 per Dun

                    1950- 150

Town incorporated:  

Post office: 10-1-1909 to 12-31-1959

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- Deemer


Milepost 185.8 in 1905

Milepost 187.3

Milepost 187.30 on valuation map

(from Mobile)


Next Town South- Neshoba


1915 soil survey map

1972 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: The post office was originally called "Engine." In 1915, McDonald had 13 mercantile stores, 2 wholesale business firms, McDonald Cabinet Works, a cotton gin, grist mill, blacksmith shop, drug store, 2 churches, a school, post office, ice house, boarding house, hotel, and approximately 100 houses. By the mid-1940's the only places left were two stores, cotton gin, post office, church, and pulpwood yard. 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-








BUSINESSES (per RG Dun & Co)-

T. O. Cooper- sawmill 1910

McDonald Grocery Store- 1910

F. E. McKee- general store 1910

Isaac P. Mason & Son- general store 1910






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