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1890 Communities Near Lane Springs ...

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

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lane Springs
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Lane Springs
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lane Springs
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lane Springs
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lane Springs
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haddock   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haddock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lane Springs
 - Haddock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lane Springs
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 1,019 people (with 3,001 people in 2015)
 - Iuka had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lane Springs
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lane Springs
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lane Springs
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lane Springs
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lane Springs
 - Riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lane Springs
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lane Springs
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lane Springs
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stout (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Lane Springs
 - Stout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walnut Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lane Springs
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Lane Springs
 - Wright 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 Lane Springs, 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 beginning in Lane Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lane Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lane Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8343, Longitude: -87.9809     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lane Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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