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1890 Communities Near Hinton ...

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, Hinton had a post office and no railroad service.

Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hinton
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Hinton
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hinton
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Soto (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - De Soto had a post office and railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Hinton
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hinton
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 1,130 people (with 503 people in 2015)
 - Enterprise had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hinton
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Hinton
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quitman (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 395 people (with 2,209 people in 2015)
 - Quitman had a post office and railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hinton
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hinton
 - Roy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shubuta (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hinton
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 422 people in 2015)
 - Shubuta had a post office and railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hinton
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonewall (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Hinton
 - Stonewall had railroad service and no post office
 
Vimville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hinton
 - Vimville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Hinton
 - Whynot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hinton
 - 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 Hinton, 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 starting from Hinton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hinton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0921, Longitude: -88.4423     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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