Tupelo and the Upper Tombigbee

Regional History 

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The Natchez Trace

Local Info and History 


Chickasaw: est. 1836, pop. 17,392

Pontotoc: est. 1836; pop. 29,957

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Algoma: pop. 590

Ecru: pop. 895

Houston: (CS) pop. 3,623

New Houlka: pop. 626

Okolona: (CS) pop. 2,692

Pontotoc: (CS) pop. 5,625

Sherman: pop. 650

Thaxton: pop. 643

Toccopola: pop. 246


Houston: The Drama Behind the Name

Local Info and History 


Itawamba: est. 1836, pop. 23,401

Monroe: est. 1821, pop. 36,989

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Aberdeen: (CS) pop. 5,612

Amory: pop. 7316

Fulton: (CS) pop. 3,882

Mantachie: pop. 1,144

Tremont: pop. 390


Amory and Cotton Gin Port

Fulton and Itawamba County

Bill’s Hamburgers

Local Info and Histories


Lee: est. 1866, pop 82,910

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Baldwyn: pop. 3,297

Nettleton: pop. 1,992

Saltillo: pop. 4,752

Tupelo: (CS) pop. 34,546 

Verona: pop. 3,007


A Short Piece on Tupelo

The Little Town of Nettleton

Antoine the Friendly Ghost

Elvis Leaving Tupelo

Elvis: ”Becoming”

Some Earlier Elvis Performances

Tupelo Veterans Park