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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Brandon came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Brandon in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Brandon. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Brandon is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Brandon post office opened in 1829.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Brandon:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Brandon was listed as Brandon Courthouse.

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846)
Published by John T. Towers

Brandon was listed as Brandon Courthouse.

Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Southern States
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2001
(Available from

Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Brandon in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Brandon for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Brandon. See our Misc Page for Brandon for more information.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brandon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rankin County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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