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1890 Communities Near Old Burleson ...

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

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the South (S) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Burleson
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 24 people (with 2,039 people in 2015)
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Burleson
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Burleson
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Old Burleson
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Old Burleson
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Good Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Burleson
 - Good Springs had railroad service and no post office
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Old Burleson
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Old Burleson
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazeldell (MS)   (Prentiss County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hazeldell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isbell   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Old Burleson
 - Isbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maud   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Old Burleson
 - Maud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Burleson
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Old Burleson
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Old Burleson
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwood   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Burleson
 - Rockwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Old Burleson
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spruce Pine   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Old Burleson
 - Spruce Pine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tremont (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 19 people (with 466 people in 2015)
 - Tremont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Old Burleson
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Waco 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 Old Burleson, 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 from Old Burleson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Burleson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Burleson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4109, Longitude: -88.0367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Burleson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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