Merit, Mississippi

Simpson County


Town incorporated:  no

Post office: Burnham- 12-20-1898 to 5-6-1903

                   Merit- 5-7-1903 to 7-31-1909

Railroads: G&SI- IC


Next Town North- Mendenhall


G&SI Milepost 145.41

(from Gulfport, by way of Maxie)


Next Town South- Oyer

1919 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 















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