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

 

 

 

 

 

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