Prairie, Mississippi

Monroe County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  9-8-1908

Post office: Prairie Station- 1-23-1860 to 8-22-1895

                   Prairie- 8-23-1895 to present

Railroads: M&O- GM&O- ICG- Midsouth- KCS



Next Town North- Gibson


M&O Milepost 245.74

(from Mobile, Ala.)


Next Town South- Muldon


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


M&O depot at Prairie in 1916.


Section houses at Prairie in 1916.







BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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