Wiggins, Mississippi

Harrison County until 1916

Stone County after 1916

Population: 980 in 1910

                    1037 in 1920

                    1074 in 1930

                    1141 in 1940

                    1436 in 1950

                    1591 in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-26-1904

Post office: 12-28-1896 to present

Railroads: G&SI- IC- Midsouth- KCS

                  

Next Town North- Bond

 

G&SI Milepost 34.78

(from Gulfport)

 

Next Town South- Inda

 

soil survey map

 

1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 

INDUSTRY -

Finkbine Lumber Co.

 

1920's postcard view looking north towards Wiggins depot.

Wiggins depot in 1982

Wiggins depot on May 19, 1972.

Wiggins depot in 1982

Postcard view of Wiggins depot. 

 

BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

H. C. Clark & Bro., general store 1900

Cowart & Alexander, general store 1900

E. R. Davis, general store 1900

John Dawson, turpentine & general store 1900

Dr. R. W. Hall, ret. drugs 1900

A. C. Hammack, general store 1900

G. G. Hendrix, livery 1900

Kennedy & Co., general store 1900

Niles City Lumber Co., sawmill 1900

Quarles & Hatten, general store 1900

J. R. Sweeney, general store 1900

W. J. Taylor, general store 1900

Whittle & Co., general store 1900

 

 

 

 

 

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