Tuscola, Mississippi

Leake County


Town incorporated:  

Post office: 7-1-1872 to 9-12-1873; 

                   4-20-1880 to 8-31-1896

                   1-27-1897 to 1-2-1907

                   10-23-1924 to 6-1-1956

Railroads: J&E- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town East- Walnut Grove


Milepost 26.9

(from Union)


Next Town West- Sproles


1932 soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

Tuscola was named for nearby Tuscolameta Creek. 


cotton gin from ca1900 to ca1950

3 large lumber mills at Tuscola according to "Leake County History"









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Denson & Denson, S & G Mills 1900

Hartness & Son, general store 1900

D. F. O'Bannon & Bro., general store 1900






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