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1890 Communities Near Mansfield ...

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

Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mansfield
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mansfield
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gattman (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Mansfield
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mansfield
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mansfield
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mansfield
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Mansfield
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mansfield
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kennedy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 312 people (with 428 people in 2015)
 - Kennedy had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mansfield
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mansfield
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mansfield
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mansfield
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mansfield
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stough   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mansfield
 - Stough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Texas   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 1,895 people in 2015)
 - Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mansfield
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Mansfield, 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 beginning in Mansfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mansfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mansfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8543, Longitude: -87.9742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mansfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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