Oakvale, Mississippi

Lawrence County

Population: 53 in 1900

                   298 in 1910

                   228 in 1920

                   234 in 1930

                   151 in 1940

                   120 in 1950

                   92 in 1960

Town incorporated:  10-20-1907

Post office: 6-13-1856 to 5-14-1857

                   2-9-1858 to 5-17-1867

                   8-23-1867 to 8-24-1869

                   7-3-1873 to present

Railroads: G&SI- IC

                  

Next Town North- Woolam

 

G&SI Milepost 107.59

(from Gulfport, by way of Maxie)

 

Next Town South- Pittman

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

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BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

J. L. Parkman, general store 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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