Natchez, Mississippi

Adams County

Population: 

Town incorporated:  3-10-1803

Post office: 11-29-1799 to present

Railroads: N&E- MSC- ICG- IC- CN- Natchez Ry

                  NJ&C- Y&MV- IC- ICG

                  N&S- MP- ICG- IC- CN- Natchez Ry

See Google Earth map of Adams County for railroad map of Natchez here

MSC Next Town East- Coles

 

 MSC Milepost 149.0

(from Hattiesburg)

Y&MV Milepost 98.0

(from Jackson)

 

Y&MV Next Town Northeast- Concord

 

1912 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY-

IC turntable and engine servicing area located about a mile northeast of the depot on Feb 19, 1950. 

 

 

Mississippi Central depot at Natchez. Fortunately this depot was preserved.

 

 

Yazoo & Mississippi Valley depot in Natchez. This depot still exists and housed a restaurant in recent years. 

BUSINESSES

 

This rail-served packing house was located on the northeast side of Natchez at a point the railroad called Concord. 

 

 

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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