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1890 Communities Near Chisca ...

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

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chisca
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Chisca
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chisca
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Chisca
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chisca
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chisca
 - 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chisca
 - 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 Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chisca
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chisca
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chisca
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chisca
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chisca
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chisca
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chisca
 - Riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chisca
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chisca
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chisca
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stout (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Chisca
 - Stout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chisca
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Chisca
 - Wright 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 Chisca, 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 Chisca. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chisca) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chisca. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7626, Longitude: -88.0056     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chisca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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