Sandersville, Mississippi

Jones County


Town incorporated:  3-12-1884

Post office: 12-17-1883 to present

Railroads: NO&NE- SOU- NS


Next Town North- Haney


NO&NE Milepost 47.5

(from Meridian)


Next Town South- Erata

1915 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Sandersville was named for Robert Sanders, an early settler that moved here in 1852. Several smaller sawmills operated in Sandersville over the years. 


W. H. Patton- operated first turpentine still here in 1886


1927 Valuation Map revised through 1990














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