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1890 Communities Near Hornsboro ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hornsboro
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hornsboro
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hornsboro
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hornsboro
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hornsboro
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hornsboro
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hornsboro
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hornsboro
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hornsboro
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hornsboro
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hornsboro
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hornsboro
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hornsboro
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hornsboro
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hornsboro
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Hornsboro
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hornsboro
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hornsboro
 - 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 Hornsboro, 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 that starts in Hornsboro. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hornsboro) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hornsboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0649, Longitude: -88.0214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hornsboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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