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

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pickens Ferry
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pickens Ferry
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee Valley (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Bigbee Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brazelia (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brazelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pickens Ferry
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 424 people (with 1,173 people in 2015)
 - Brooksville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cliftonville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Cliftonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal Fire   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Coal Fire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Columbus (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 14,703 people (with 23,168 people in 2015)
 - Columbus had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crawford (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 627 people in 2015)
 - Crawford had a post office and railroad service
 
Deerbrook (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Pickens Ferry
 - Deerbrook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harlan (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Harlan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pickens Ferry
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pickens Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 3,150 people (with 2,616 people in 2015)
 - Macon had a post office and railroad service
 
McIntyre (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While McIntyre was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pickens Ferry
 - McIntyre had railroad service and no post office
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Hope (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - New Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pickens Ferry
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stafford   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Pickens Ferry
 - Stafford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trinity (MS)   (Lowndes County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pickens Ferry
 - Trinity had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pickens Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw 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 Pickens 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' distance that stretches from Pickens Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pickens Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickens Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2282, Longitude: -88.2909     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pickens Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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