Waveland, Mississippi

Hancock County

Population:  1026 in 1910

                    980 in 1920

                    768 in 1940

                    793 in 1950

                    1106 in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-6-1888

Post office: 10-25-1875 to 4-5-1878

                    5-6-1878 to 12-10-1888

                    2-26-1889 to present

Railroads: NOM&T- L&N- CSX

Next Town North- Nicholson Ave.


L&N Milepost 758.39 after 1921

(from Louisville, Ky.)



Next Town South- Clermont Harbor


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 





L&N depot at Waveland in 1966. 



BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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