Merrill, Mississippi

Greene Counties until 1910

George County after 1910

Population: 300 in 1907

                    600 in 1927

Town incorporated:  5-18-1900

Post office: June 21, 1898 to July 31, 1919

                   re-established Oct. 27, 1919 to March 31, 1920

                  re-established Oct. 31, 1921 to April 30, 1960

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Avent

Milepost 48.7 before 1908

Milepost 50.0 after 1908

Milepost 49.72 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Bexley

1922 soil survey map

1941 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe:

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

J. J. Bexley, general store & turpentine 1900

Breeland & Kittrell, general store 1900

F. B. Brown (near), sawmill 1900

E. P. Daughdrill, general store 1900

Dixon & Mallett, general store & sawmill 1900

John Dougherty, general store 1900

L. C. Helms, drugs 1900

J. S. Lewis & Bros., naval stores 1900

T. K. McRae, general store 1900

E. M. Murrah, fruit, oysters 1900

W. P. Rinehart, general store 1900

E. Rose, turpentine 1900

Thomas & Co., general store 1900

H. G. Turner,  general store & turpentine 1900

H. M. Weldy, turpentine 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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