Hopkins, Mississippi

Walnut, Mississippi

Tippah County

Population: 150 in 1920

                   516 in 1940

Town incorporated:  5-1-1912

Post office: Hopkins- 11-8-1872 to July 17, 1876

                    Walnut-  July 18, 1876 to present

Railroads: Ripley RR- SIR&KG&C- MJ&KC- NOM&C- GM&N- GM&O

Next Town North- Brownfield


Milepost 358.2 in 1905

Milepost 360.5 in 1924

(from Mobile)


Next Town South- Hogan


1912 soil survey map

1951 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY (per Dun & Bradstreet)-









BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

Mrs. A. L. (W. T. O.) Alexander, general store 1900

Consett (?) & Gunn, general store 1900

W. J. Hopkins & Bro.- general store 1875

Hopkins & Northcross- general store 1875

H. P. Luna, grocery 1900

R. M. Moore- general store 1875

Dr. W. B. Spight- drugs 1875






If you have any corrections or additional info, we would love to hear from you! We are always looking for additional photos, too. Find our contact info below.







                                     HOME                                              ABOUT  US                                              LINKS           



For more information contact Tony Howe at tonyhowe76@yahoo.com or David S. Price at dsprice46@bellsouth.net