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1890 Communities Near Derby ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Derby
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Derby
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Derby
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Derby
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Derby
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Derby
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Derby
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Derby
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tamola (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Derby
 - Tamola had railroad service and no post office
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Derby
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Derby
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vimville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Derby
 - Vimville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Derby
 - 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 Derby, 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 that begins in Derby. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Derby) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Derby. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3624, Longitude: -88.1745     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Derby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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