Ora, Mississippi

Covington County

Population: 28 in 1900

                    462 in 1910

                    375 in 1920

Town incorporated:  6-22-1901

Post office: 9-19-1890 to 7-30-1922

Railroads: G&SI- IC- ICG- IC- CN

                  

Next Town North- Mish

 

G&SI Milepost 99.69

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town South- Collins

1917 soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

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BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Wm. Biglane, general store & farmer 1900

B. F. Broome & Son, general store 1900

W. M. Carr, general store 1900

C. J. Gray, general store, sawmill & contractor 1900

W. L. Heflin, general store 1900

Josiah B. Rogers, general store & farmer 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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