Mize, Mississippi

Smith County

Population: 321 in 1910

                    332 in 1920

                    429 in 1930

                    561 in 1940

                    430 in 1950

                    371 in 1960

Town incorporated:  4-18-1902

Post office: 8-22-1887 to present

Railroads: G&SI- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  

Next Town East- Cooley

G&SI Milepost 121.59

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town West- Abel

1920 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: Mize was named for John Mize, early settler and county Sheriff. 

INDUSTRY -

1916 ICC Valuation Map- ICHS Collection courtesy Tom Davidson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

W. F. Bryant, general store & grist mill 1900

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any corrections or additional info, we would love to hear from you! We are always looking for additional photos, too. Find our contact info below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For more information contact Tony Howe at tonyhowe76@yahoo.com or David S. Price at dsprice46@bellsouth.net