City was located about five miles of the present town of
Tishomingo. The date it was found is unknown. However, it is
believed to be very old as it was named for one of the Indian
chiefs, Mingo. There was a voting place, a post office, and one
store. The Burns, Manns, Hunts, Rutherfords and Gayleans were
some of the old settlers.
was one of the loneliest settlements in the county. The only
communication with the outside world was over a dirt road to
Tishomingo. Its natives were all farmers, with cotton and corn
the chief crops.
Submitted by Cindy Nelson