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1890 Communities Near Milan ...

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

Beans Creek (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Beans Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Belvidere (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Belvidere had a post office and railroad service
 
Elora (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Elora had a post office and railroad service
 
 - estillfork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francisco   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Francisco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garth   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 67 people
 - Garth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Milan
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greerton   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Greerton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Milan
 - Greerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollytree   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Milan
 - Hollytree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huntland (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 232 people
 - Huntland had a post office and railroad service
 
Kirby Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kirby Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 417 people
 - Kirby Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Milan
 - Kyles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkin's Fork   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Larkin's Fork was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Milan
 - Larkin's Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Larkinsville   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Larkinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Maxwell (TN)   (Franklin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Maxwell had a post office and railroad service
 
Maynard Cove   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Milan
 - Maynard Cove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mud Creek   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mud Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Milan
 - Mud Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narrows   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narrows was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Milan
 - Narrows had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Market   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 268 people
 - New Market had a post office and railroad service
 
Padgett   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Padgett was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Milan
 - Padgett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plevna   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Plevna had a post office and railroad service
 
Princeton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Milan
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Princeton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunset   (Jackson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sunset was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Milan
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Milan
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tupelo   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Milan
 - Tupelo 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 Milan, 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 starting in Milan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9104, Longitude: -86.1672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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