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1890 Communities Near Gilbertown ...

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

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gilbertown
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gilbertown
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gilbertown
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Gilbertown
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gilbertown
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gilbertown
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gilbertown
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Gilbertown
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gilbertown
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gilbertown
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gilbertown
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gilbertown
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gilbertown
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gilbertown
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gilbertown
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Gilbertown
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Gilbertown
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tokio (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gilbertown
 - Tokio had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gilbertown
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gilbertown
 - 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 Gilbertown, 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' distance that starts in Gilbertown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gilbertown) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbertown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8758, Longitude: -88.3195     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilbertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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