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1890 Communities Near Garden ...

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 Garden had a population of 45 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Garden
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Garden
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee Valley (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Bigbee Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brazelia (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brazelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Garden
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cliftonville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Cliftonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deerbrook (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Garden
 - Deerbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harlan (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Harlan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Garden
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Garden
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Garden
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Garden
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Garden
 - West Greene 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 Garden, 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 starting in Garden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Garden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1568, Longitude: -88.1834     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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