Terry, Mississippi

Hinds County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  2-19-1867

Post office:  Newtown- 5-1-1834 to 3-22-1858

                     Terry- 3-23-1858 to present

Railroads: NOJ&GN- CStL&NO- IC- ICG- IC- CN


Next Town North- Byram


Milepost 744.8

(from Chicago, IL)

Old Milepost 167.21

(from New Orleans)


Next Town South- Copiah Pit


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Illinois Central depot at Terry in 1894









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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