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1890 Communities Near Jachin ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jachin
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Jachin
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jachin
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Jachin
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jachin
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jachin
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jachin
 - 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 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jachin
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Jachin
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jachin
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jachin
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Jachin
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jachin
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jachin
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jachin
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jachin
 - Whynot 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 Jachin, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Jachin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jachin) 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 Jachin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jachin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jachin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2299, Longitude: -88.1684     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jachin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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