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1890 Communities Near Shottsville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service.

Abney (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Shottsville
 - Abney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belgreen   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Belgreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Shottsville
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cardsville (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 12 people
 - Cardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shottsville
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shottsville
 - Evergreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fulton (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 279 people (with 4,077 people in 2015)
 - Fulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Shottsville
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shottsville
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazeldell (MS)   (Prentiss County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Hazeldell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantachie (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,138 people in 2015)
 - Mantachie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Shottsville
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Site   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Pleasant Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bay   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Shottsville
 - Red Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shottsville
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithville (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 913 people in 2015)
 - Smithville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Shottsville
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Shottsville
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shottsville
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tremont (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Shottsville
 - 1895 population of 19 people (with 466 people in 2015)
 - Tremont 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 Shottsville, 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 beginning in Shottsville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shottsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shottsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2609, Longitude: -88.1273     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shottsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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