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1890 Communities Near Memphis Ferry ...

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

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Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the East (E) from Memphis Ferry
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee Valley (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Bigbee Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Binnsville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Binnsville 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Memphis Ferry
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 424 people (with 1,173 people in 2015)
 - Brooksville had a post office and railroad service
 
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Cliftonville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Cliftonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Deerbrook (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Memphis Ferry
 - Deerbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Memphis Ferry
 - Giles had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Harlan (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Harlan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Memphis Ferry
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Memphis Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Macon (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 3,150 people (with 2,616 people in 2015)
 - Macon had a post office and railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Memphis Ferry
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Memphis Ferry
 - 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 Southeast (SE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Shuqualak (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 601 people (with 482 people in 2015)
 - Shuqualak had a post office and railroad service
 
Stafford   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Memphis Ferry
 - Stafford had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Trinity (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Memphis Ferry
 - Trinity had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
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Wahalak (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Wahalak had a post office and railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Memphis Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Memphis Ferry
 - West Greene 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 Memphis Ferry, 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 starting from Memphis Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Memphis Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Memphis Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1371, Longitude: -88.2911     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Memphis Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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