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1890 Communities Near Chickasaw ...

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

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Chickasaw
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnsville (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 932 people in 2015)
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chickasaw
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Chickasaw
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibbs (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gibbs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chickasaw
 - Gibbs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillises Mills (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Chickasaw
 - Gillises Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Chickasaw
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Chickasaw
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haddock   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haddock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chickasaw
 - Haddock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chickasaw
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 1,019 people (with 3,001 people in 2015)
 - Iuka had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chickasaw
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowryville (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lowryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Chickasaw
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chickasaw
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Chickasaw
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chickasaw
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chickasaw
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stout (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chickasaw
 - Stout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walnut Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chickasaw
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chickasaw
 - Wright had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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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 Chickasaw, 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 beginning in Chickasaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chickasaw) 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 Chickasaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chickasaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chickasaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8865, Longitude: -88.0770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chickasaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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