Tunica, the seat of justice of Tunica County, is a town of four hundred and fifty inhabitants, on the Louisville, New Orleans & Texas railroad, which is a shipping point for much cotton and has a large general trade.
Its churches and schools are adequate to its needs, and its inhabitants are intelligent and well educated as a class. It has numerous stores and other business enterprises.
Other towns in the county are Austin, Hollywood, Evansville and Robinsonville.
Source: Biographical and Historical Memories of Mississippi, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891