Bellevue, Mississippi

Shelby, Mississippi

Bolivar County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  2-19-1890

Post office:  Bellevue- 11-17-1885 to 8-8-1893

                    Shelby- 8-9-1893 to present

Railroads: M&V- LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG


Next Town North- Hushpuckena


Milepost 98.6

(from Memphis, TN)


Next Town South- Wyandotte


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


IC depot at Shelby in August 1982.




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




BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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