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1890 Communities Near Deas ...

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

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Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Deas
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Deas
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Deas
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Deas
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Deas
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Deas
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
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McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Deas
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Deas
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Deas
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Deas
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Deas
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Deas
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Deas
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Deas
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Deas
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Deas
 - Whynot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Deas
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Deas, 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 Deas. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Deas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Deas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2293, Longitude: -88.0972     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Deas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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