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1890 Communities Near Crews ...

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

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crews
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crews
 - Beeks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crews
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gattman (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crews
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Grubb Springs (MS)   (Monroe County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grubb Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Grubb Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Crews
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crews
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Crews
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crews
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crews
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quincy (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Quincy had a post office and railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crews
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Crews
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crews
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Crews
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Crews
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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 Crews, 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 starting from Crews. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crews) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crews. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9132, Longitude: -88.0806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crews have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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