Selma, Mississippi

Adams County

Population: 

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. 

 

INDUSTRY -

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

S. D. Cobb- general store 1911

 

 

 

 

 

If you have any corrections or additional info, we would love to hear from you! We are always looking for additional photos, too. Find our contact info below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                     HOME                                              ABOUT  US                                              LINKS           

 

 

For more information contact Tony Howe at tonyhowe76@yahoo.com or David S. Price at dsprice46@bellsouth.net