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1890 Communities Near Fruitdale ...

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

Adamsville (MS)   (Greene County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fruitdale
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avera (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Fruitdale
 - Avera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruitdale
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruitdale
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fruitdale
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fruitdale
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Fruitdale
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henderson (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fruitdale
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kittrell (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fruitdale
 - Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fruitdale
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leakesville (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 880 people in 2015)
 - Leakesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fruitdale
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Fruitdale
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Fruitdale
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fruitdale
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fruitdale
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruitdale
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fruitdale
 - Yellow Pine had a post office and 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 Fruitdale, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Fruitdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fruitdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fruitdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fruitdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fruitdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3428, Longitude: -88.4080     [Map].

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