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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moscow Ferry
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moscow Ferry
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moscow Ferry
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Moscow Ferry
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moscow Ferry
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moscow Ferry
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Moscow Ferry
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moscow Ferry
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moscow Ferry
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Moscow Ferry
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moscow Ferry
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Moscow Ferry
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Moscow Ferry
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Moscow Ferry
 - Tompkinsville 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 Moscow 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 that begins in Moscow Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moscow Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moscow Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4310, Longitude: -88.0345     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moscow Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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