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1890 Communities Near Dove ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Dove had a post office and no railroad service.

Bailey (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West (W) from Dove
 - Bailey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dove
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Daleville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enondale (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dove
 - Enondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dove
 - Hamner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kemper Springs (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dove
 - Kemper Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
Lizelia (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dove
 - Lizelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lockhart (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Lockhart had a post office and railroad service
 
Meridian (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 10,624 people (with 39,661 people in 2015)
 - Meridian had a post office and railroad service
 
Narkeeta (MS)   (Kemper County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narkeeta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Narkeeta had a post office and railroad service
 
Porterville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dove
 - Porterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russell (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dove
 - Russell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sucarnoochee (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Sucarnoochee had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dove
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tamola (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dove
 - Tamola had railroad service and no post office
 
Topton (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Dove
 - Topton had a post office and railroad service
 
Vimville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dove
 - Vimville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dove
 - 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 Dove, 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 stretches from Dove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4915, Longitude: -88.3914     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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