Silver Creek, Mississippi

Lawrence County

Population: 544 in 1910

                    252 in 1920

                    341 in 1930

                    278 in 1940

                    275 in 1950

                   229 in 1960

Town incorporated:  5-4-1904

Post office: 8-7-1868 to present

Railroads: G&SI- IC


G&SI Next Town North- Hendrick

MSC Next Town East- Griffith

G&SI Milepost 120.97

(from Gulfport, by way of Maxie)


MSC Milepost 53.5

(from Hattiesburg)


G&SI Next Town South- Steadman

MSC Next Town West- Hartzog


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


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Recent photos of historic buildings in Silver Creek can be found HERE







BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Burkett & Cannon (near)- dry goods & grocery 1875

Cannon & Armstrong- dry goods & grocery 1875

James M. Cannon- dry goods & grocery 1874

Mrs. R. Cannon, dry goods & grocery 1873

Carman & Mullens, dry goods & grocery 1868

J. G. Cohoe, (7 miles south) planter 1873-74 -75

J. J. Denson & Co., general store 1873-74-75

Mrs. M. D. Gregory, general store 1900

D. C. Griffith & Co., general store 1900

A. T. Longino & Son, general store 1900

Miss Belle Mikell, millinery 1900 

Nelson & Dale- general store 1876

A. J. Nelson, general store 1900

Zack Nelson, dry goods & grocery 1873-74

W. M. Ross & Bro., general store 1900

A. A. Sheppard, dry goods & grocery 1868

John M. Sims- general store 1875-76

J. H. Tillman, agent- sawmill 1874-75






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