Starkville, Mississippi

Oktibbeha County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  5-11-1837

Post office:  

Railroads:   CA&N- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- G&M- Midsouth- KCS

Next Town Northeast- Patrick

 

Milepost 74.89

(from Aberdeen Jct. (S. Durant)

 

Next Town Southwest- Longview

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

1916 Valuation map      click map for larger version     Richard Spencer Collection

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

1916 view of Starkville Union Station. 

Mobile & Ohio depot at Starkville in 1916

Starkville Union Station was used by both M&O and IC at one time.

An IC Geep switches at Starkville in the late 1960's. The IC freighthouse is in the center of the photo.

Former IC freight house at Starkville in 1990.

Looking north up IC at Starkville in March 1990.

Looking south March 1990. Freight house on left.

Borden's Milk plant in March 1990.

M&O turntable in 1916

Former M&O Starkville depot in 1994. 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

 

 

 

 

 

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