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1890 Communities Near Cyril ...

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

Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Cyril
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmichael (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cyril
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
De Soto (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - De Soto had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Cyril
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Cyril
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 1,130 people (with 503 people in 2015)
 - Enterprise had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cyril
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cyril
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Cyril
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meridian (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 10,624 people (with 39,661 people in 2015)
 - Meridian had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quitman (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cyril
 - 1895 population of 395 people (with 2,209 people in 2015)
 - Quitman had a post office and railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Cyril
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Cyril
 - Roy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russell (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cyril
 - Russell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonewall (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Cyril
 - Stonewall had railroad service and no post office
 
Topton (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cyril
 - Topton had a post office and railroad service
 
Vimville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cyril
 - Vimville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cyril
 - Whynot 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 Cyril, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Cyril. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cyril) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cyril. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1782, Longitude: -88.4223     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cyril have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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