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1890 Communities Near Lois Spring ...

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

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Lois Spring
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lois Spring
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee Valley (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Bigbee Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brazelia (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brazelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lois Spring
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cliftonville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Cliftonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harlan (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Harlan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lois Spring
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lois Spring
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lois Spring
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palmetto   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lois Spring
 - Palmetto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lois Spring
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stafford   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lois Spring
 - Stafford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lois Spring
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna 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 Lois Spring, 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 from Lois Spring. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lois Spring) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lois Spring. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2307, Longitude: -88.0939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lois Spring have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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