Scott, Mississippi

Bolivar County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  

Post office:  Maxine- 4-28-1887 to 3-13-1907

                    Scott- 3-14-1907 to present

Railroads:  LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG-Great River RR


Next Town North- Lake Vista


Milepost 135.2

(from Memphis, TN via Coahoma)


Next Town South- Lamont


soil survey map

1939 USGS topo map

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

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 



Y&MV depot at Scott in 1927








BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

R. M. Reads & Bro.- general store 1910

Edgar A. Stacy (near)- general store 1910

C. L. Wilkerson- general store 1910






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