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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Pickens Landing
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Pickens Landing
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pickens Landing
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pickens Landing
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Pickens Landing
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Pickens Landing
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pickens Landing
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Pickens Landing
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pickens Landing
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Pickens Landing
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pickens Landing
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Pickens Landing
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pickens Landing
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pickens Landing
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Pickens Landing
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pickens Landing
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pickens Landing
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill 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 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 from Pickens Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pickens Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pickens Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9821, Longitude: -88.0661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pickens Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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