Yazoo City, Mississippi

Yazoo County

Population:   in 1900

                     in 1910

                     in 1920

                     in 1940

                     in 1950

                     in 1960

Town incorporated:  3-4-1850

Post office:  Hanan's Bluff- 12-8-1827 to 12-1-1831

                     Manchester- 12-2-1831 to 6-3-1839

                     Yazoo City- 6-4-1839 to present

Railroads: Y&MV- IC- ICG- IC- CN


Next Town North- Lintonia


Old Milepost 45.3

(from Jackson, MS)

New Milepost 174.7

(from Memphis, TN via Marks)


Next Town South- Gearhart


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 


Y&MV passenger depot at Yazoo City in 1894



Y&MV freight depot at Yazoo City in 1894


Freight depot at Yazoo City in 1973




BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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