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Coke Spur, Mississippi in Alcorn County

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)

Located eleven miles southeast of Corinth and about two miles from Glen, Coke Spur was established in 1920, being named for Tom Coke, a farmer who operated a large sawmill on this site.

Mr. Coke bought a large tract of land on which he built a spur line to the Southern Railroad for the shipping of lumber. This line became known as Coke Spur and later as Coke.

GPS: 34.861944, -88.374167

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