McLaurin, Mississippi

Forrest County


Town incorporated:  

Post office: 10-7-1896 to 9-30-1955

Railroads: G&SI- IC- Midsouth- KCS


Next Town North- Camp Shelby


G&SI Milepost 57.84

(from Gulfport)


Next Town South- Epps

1911 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 





G&SI depot at McLaurin. 




BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Baynes & Napier, grocery 1900

Bracken Bros. (near), sawmill 1900

J. M. Carter & Co., general store 1900

T. W. Cox, general store 1900

Heflin & Hillman, sawmill 1900

McLaurin Lumber Co., 1900

S. D. Patrick, general store (also Bond) 1900

D. H. Ravesis, general store 1900

E. A. Rogers Lumber Co., sawmill 1900

Thompson Bros. (near), sawmill 1900

Wall Creek Lumber Co. (see Parker & Wilder) 1900

Jas. M. Williamson, grocery 1900






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