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1890 Communities Near Barrons ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Barrons in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Barrons.

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East (E) from Barrons
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Barrons
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Barrons
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barrons
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Barrons
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barrons
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Barrons
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Barrons
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Barrons
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Barrons
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Barrons
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Barrons
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Barrons
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Barrons
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Barrons
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Barrons, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Barrons. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barrons) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barrons. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barrons

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barrons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1288, Longitude: -88.0028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barrons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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