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1890 Communities Near Veto ...

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, Veto had a post office and no railroad service.

Aspen Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aspen Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bryson (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Veto
 - Bryson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunker Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Bunker Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caro   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Veto
 - Caro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cartwright   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Veto
 - Cartwright had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cash Point (TN)   (Lincoln County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Veto
 - Cash Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Veto
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Veto
 - Elkmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkmont Springs (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Veto
 - Elkmont Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elkton (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 165 people
 - Elkton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estaville   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estaville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Veto
 - Estaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gipsy   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Veto
 - Gipsy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Springs   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Veto
 - Good Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodspring (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Veto
 - Goodspring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harwell (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Veto
 - Harwell had railroad service and no post office
 
Hay's Mill   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Veto
 - Hay's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Lesters (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Lesters had a post office and railroad service
 
Marbuts (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Marbuts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minor Hill (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Minor Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Rozell   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Mount Rozell had a post office and no railroad service
 
O'Neal   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Veto
 - O'Neal had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pettusville   (Limestone County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pettusville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Spring   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sand Spring was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Veto
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Sand Spring had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stella (TN)   (Giles County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Veto
 - Stella had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sugar   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sugar was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Veto
 - Sugar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wooley Springs   (Limestone County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wooley Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Veto
 - Wooley Springs 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 Veto, 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 beginning in Veto. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Veto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Veto. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9945, Longitude: -86.9889     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Veto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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