Anderson, Mississippi

Tunica, Mississippi

Tunica County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-3-1888

Post office:  Anderson- 8-5-1858 to 1-24-1860

                    Tunica- 1-25-1860 to 1-30-1867

                                 3-30-1880 to 4-27-1881

                                 7-30-1885 to present

Railroads: M&V- LNO&T- Y&MV- IC- ICG


Next Town North- Hollywood


Milepost 38.8

(from Memphis, TN)


Next Town South- Lesser's


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Tunica depot in 1917

Tunica depot in the 1970's


1920 Y&MV track profile updated to 1939- Collection of Robert Tomb


BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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