Franklin County, Mississippi
ROXIE, "an incorporated post-town in the western part of Franklin County, on the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley R.R., 22 miles east of Natchez. Fayette is the nearest banking town. The town sprang into existence in 1885 shortly after the building of the railroad. A short distance to the north of the town are located the celebrated Franklin Springs, while a few miles to the south are found beds of sandstone used as a building stone. The town has a Masonic lodge, two churches, and a good school. Population in 1900, 214." From Mississippi Vol. 2 L-Z by Dunbar Rowland, 1907, page 579.
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