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1890 Communities Near Tompkinsville ...

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, Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service.

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Tompkinsville
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tompkinsville
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tompkinsville
 - 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 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Tompkinsville
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Tompkinsville
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tompkinsville
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tompkinsville
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tompkinsville
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Tompkinsville
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Tompkinsville
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tompkinsville
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Tompkinsville
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Tompkinsville, 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 that begins in Tompkinsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tompkinsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tompkinsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2032, Longitude: -88.0203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tompkinsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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