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1890 Communities Near Eiler ...

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

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Eiler
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boice (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eiler
 - Boice had railroad service and no post office
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eiler
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Eiler
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eiler
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Soto (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - De Soto had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eiler
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Eiler
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eiler
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Eiler
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Eiler
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eiler
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quitman (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 395 people (with 2,209 people in 2015)
 - Quitman had a post office and railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eiler
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eiler
 - Roy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shubuta (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 422 people in 2015)
 - Shubuta had a post office and railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eiler
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eiler
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tokio (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eiler
 - Tokio had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eiler
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Eiler
 - Whynot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eiler
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill 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 Eiler, 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 starts in Eiler. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eiler) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eiler. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9627, Longitude: -88.4236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eiler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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