Stringer, Mississippi

Jasper County

Population: 

Town incorporated:  4-18-1905

Post office: 5-3-1895 to present

Railroads: MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

 

Next Town North- Otoe

Milepost 127.1 in 1905

Milepost 127.04 on valuation map

(from Mobile)

Next Town South- Allenton

 

1915 soil survey map

1983 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: A post office was established on July 18, 1882 and called "P. K." The name was changed to "Stringer" on May 2, 1895 for postmaster John B. Stringer. The railroad was built through here in 1901 as the Kingston & Central Mississippi. 

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BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

J.H. Eddins- general store 1910

J. M. Ford- general store 1910

J. W. Grisson, general store 1900

R. Henley- drugs 1910

R. A. Land- general store 1910

J. L. Laquina Lumber Co.- sawmill 1910

W. M. McAlpine, general store 1900

S. S. Stringer, general store, mill & gin, 1900

Stringer Mercantile Co.- general store 1910

N. B. Upton, general store 1900

E. M. Welborn- general store 1910

R. A. Welborne- general store 1910

 

 

 

 

 

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