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1890 Communities Near Needham ...

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

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Needham
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Needham
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmichael (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Needham
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Needham
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Needham
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Needham
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Needham
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Needham
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Needham
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Needham
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Needham
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Needham
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Needham
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Needham
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Needham
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tokio (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Needham
 - Tokio had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Needham
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Needham
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill had a post office and no 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 Needham, 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 Needham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Needham) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Needham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Needham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Needham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9870, Longitude: -88.3366     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Needham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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