Pickens, Mississippi

Holmes County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  1858

Post office:  Shiloh- 6-1-1853 to 2-8-1858

                     Picken's Station- 2-9-1858 to 8-12-1887

                     Pickens- 8-13-1887 to present

Railroads:   Miss Central- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- IC- CN- Grenada Ry

Next Town North- Goodman


Milepost 685.45

(from Chicago)


Next Town South- Vaughan

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection



soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Former IC depot at Pickens in 1973. It was later moved to Vaughan to become the Casey Jones Museum. 









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