McPherson, Mississippi

Jones County


Town incorporated:  no

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O


Next Town North- Crotts

Milepost 99.5 app

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Tallahoma


1915 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe:

McPherson was the name given by the railroad to the location that Gilchrist-Fordney Co.'s logging railroad connected and ran westward several miles. Log trains were run over the GM&N from here to the company's sawmill at Laurel. 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-














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