Scranton, Mississippi

Pascagoula, Mississippi

Jackson County

Population:  708 in 1900

                     3379 in 1910

                     6082 in 1920

                     9900 in 1940

                     10,805 in 1950

                     17,155 in 1960

Town incorporated:  Scranton- 3-2-1886

                                  Pascagoula- 2-9-1838

Post office: Pascagoula- 10-24-1829 to 4-13-1836

                                        3-2-1843 to 3-29-1910

                    South Pascagoula- 3-30-1910 to 11-15-1923

                   Scranton- 5-26-1873 to 5-30-1910

                   Pascagoula- 5-31-1910 to present

Railroads: NOM&T- L&N- CSX

Next Town North- Kreole


L&N Milepost 706.70 after 1921

(from Louisville, Ky.)


Next Town South- Watts


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


L&N depot in Pascagoula in 1914.


L&N 793 northbound makes a station stop at Pascagoula, MS.

Train 5, the Humming Bird, crosses Pascagoula River on December 26, 1961. 

GP-7 550 on No. 43 crosses the Pascagoula River drawbridge in 1958.

A northbound freight crosses Pascagoula Draw. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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