Tupelo, Mississippi

Lee County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  7-20-1870

Post office: 10-18-1860 to present

Railroads: M&O- GM&O- ICG- Midsouth- KCS

                 KCM&B - SLSF- BN- BNSF


M&O Next Town North- Saltillo

SLSF Next Town Northwest- Belden


M&O Milepost 279.00

(from Mobile, Ala.)

SLSF Milepost 588.2

(from Springfield, MO)


M&O Next Town South- Verona

SLSF Next Town Southeast- Plantersville


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Tupelo Union Station in 1916


Tupelo depot March 30, 1968

The joint M&O-Frisco Union Station in Tupelo, MS on March 30, 1964.


Union station in Tupelo, Miss. served both the Frisco and the M&O railroads.


BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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