Rising Sun, Mississippi

Leflore County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  no

Post office:  9-20-1887 to 10-5-1912

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN


Next Town North- Craig's Spur


Old Milepost 139.2 app

(from Memphis, TN via Clarksdale)

later Milepost 128.0

(from Memphis, TN via Marks)


Next Town South- Sidon


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb










BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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