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.

 

Back to: Mississippi Counties, Cities and Towns, 1891

Source: Biographical and Historical Memories of Mississippi, Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891