Scooba, Mississippi

Kemper County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  4-9-1873

Post office: Scoober- 3-9-1836 to 5-8-1838

                                  9-22-1846 to 12-12-1858

                    Scooba- 12-13-1858 to present

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


Next Town North- Wahalak


M&O Milepost 176.23

(from Mobile, Ala.)


Next Town South- Electric Mills


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


M&O's classic depot at Scooba was typical of M&O's ornate architecture on many of its wood depots.


Scooba depot in July 1975. 

Scooba depot in 1916

1916 view of Scooba depot. Building on the right was the Southern Express Co. office. 

July 1975


BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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