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1890 Communities Near Moscow ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Moscow had a population of 50 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North (N) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bedford   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moscow
 - Bedford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beeks (MS)   (Monroe County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Beeks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Moscow
 - Beeks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 201 people (with 1,017 people in 2015)
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covin   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Moscow
 - Covin had railroad service and no post office
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moscow
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Moscow
 - Gattman had a post office and railroad service
 
Grubb Springs (MS)   (Monroe County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grubb Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 7 people
 - Grubb Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moscow
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Moscow
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightogy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Moscow
 - Hightogy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kingville   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Kingville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Molloy   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Moscow
 - Molloy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Moscow
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quincy (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Quincy had a post office and railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moscow
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moscow
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Moscow
 - Star had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Moscow
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Vernon   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Moscow
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Moscow
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and 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, 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 in Moscow. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moscow) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moscow. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8698, Longitude: -88.1028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moscow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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