Stanton, Mississippi

Adams County

Population: 30 in 1911

Town incorporated:  no

Post office: 2-7-1884 to 10-31-1955

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



Town Northeast- Cannonsburg


Milepost 86.4

(from Jackson)


Next Town Southwest- Selma


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Stanton was the location of a flag stop and spur on the Y&MV near the Selsertown Plantation. 









BUSINESSES (per R. G. Dun & Co.)

Cicero Clark & Wife- general store 1911






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