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

Binnsville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Binnsville 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Wall Ferry
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Giles (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wall Ferry
 - Giles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamner   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wall Ferry
 - Hamner 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 North Northwest (NNW) from Wall Ferry
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wall Ferry
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macon (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 3,150 people (with 2,616 people in 2015)
 - Macon had a post office and railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Ridge   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Pleasant Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Porterville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wall Ferry
 - Porterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scooba (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 702 people in 2015)
 - Scooba had a post office and railroad service
 
Shuqualak (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 601 people (with 482 people in 2015)
 - Shuqualak had a post office and railroad service
 
Sucarnoochee (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Sucarnoochee had a post office and railroad service
 
Sumterville   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Sumterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wahalak (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 115 people
 - Wahalak had a post office and railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Wall Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Wall Ferry
 - West Greene 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 Wall 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Wall Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wall Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wall Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9390, Longitude: -88.3292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wall Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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