Pelahatchie, Mississippi

Rankin County

Population: 326 in 1900

                   943 in 1910

                   1212 in 1920

Town incorporated:  3-3-1882

Post office: Pelahatchee Depot- 2-18-1859 to 10-7-1868

                                                  10-28-1868 to 1-20-1870

                                                  7-15-1870 to 6-10-1890

                    Pelahatchee- 6-11-1890 to 11-30-1950

                    Pelahatchie- 12-1-1950 to present

Railroads: Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS

                  

Next Town East- Clarksburg

 

A&V Milepost 69.0

(from Meridian)

 

Next Town West- Milroy

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

IC depot at Pelahatchie about 1970.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESSES- (per R. G. Dun & Co.)-

Ferguson & Reagan- general store 1873-74-75

John T. McCaleb- physician 1873

McMullen & Walters- saloon 1874-75

Eli S. McMullen- saloon 1873-76

M. B. Mann- general store 1873

W. L. Mitchum & Bro.- general store 1873-74-75

P. F. Reagan- general store 1876

Charles G. Snead- general store 1873-74-75

Stingly, Marion & Co.- general store 1874-75-76

J. E. Walters & Bro.- liquors 1876

 

 

 

 

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