Selma, Mississippi

Adams County


Town incorporated:  no

Post office: 7-8-1901 to 8-31-1949

Railroads: NJ&C- Y&MV- IC- ICG



Town Northeast- Stanton


Milepost 89.0

(from Jackson)


Next Town Southwest- Foster


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Selma was a stop on the Natchez Trace and location of the plantation home built in 1811 by Gerard Brandon and named Selma Plantation. The Y&MV had a flag stop and spur at Selma in 1918. 










BUSINESSES (per R. D. Dun & Co.)-

S. D. Cobb- general store 1911






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