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1890 Communities Near Parker Landing ...

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

Burnsville (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 932 people in 2015)
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parker Landing
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Gibbs (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gibbs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Parker Landing
 - Gibbs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillises Mills (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parker Landing
 - Gillises Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glens (MS)   (Alcorn County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Parker Landing
 - Glens had railroad service and no post office
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parker Landing
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haddock   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haddock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Parker Landing
 - Haddock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamburg (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Parker Landing
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parker Landing
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 1,019 people (with 3,001 people in 2015)
 - Iuka had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Parker Landing
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kendrick (MS)   (Alcorn County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Parker Landing
 - Kendrick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowryville (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lowryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maddox (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Parker Landing
 - Maddox had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Michie (TN)   (McNairy County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Parker Landing
 - Michie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixon (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parker Landing
 - Nixon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pittsburg Landing (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Pittsburg Landing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parker Landing
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parker Landing
 - Riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) from Parker Landing
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stout (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parker Landing
 - Stout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walnut Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parker Landing
 - 1895 population of 284 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parker Landing
 - Wright 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 Parker Landing, 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 Parker Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Parker Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parker Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9498, Longitude: -88.1656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parker Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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