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1890 Communities Near Byrd ...

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 Byrd in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Byrd.

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Byrd
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beeks (MS)   (Monroe County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Beeks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Byrd
 - Beeks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cardsville (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Cardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Byrd
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fulton (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 279 people (with 4,077 people in 2015)
 - Fulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gattman (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Byrd
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Byrd
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Byrd
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Byrd
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quincy (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Quincy had a post office and railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Byrd
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Byrd
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithville (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 913 people in 2015)
 - Smithville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Byrd
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Byrd
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Tilden (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Byrd
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tremont (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 19 people (with 466 people in 2015)
 - Tremont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Byrd
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside 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 Byrd, 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' distance from Byrd. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Byrd) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Byrd. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0798, Longitude: -88.1323     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Byrd have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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