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1890 Communities Near Ward ...

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 Ward in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Ward.

Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyd   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Ward
 - Boyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,798 people in 2015)
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Cuba   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 220 people (with 321 people in 2015)
 - Cuba had a post office and railroad service
 
Dove   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ward
 - Dove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Energy (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ward
 - Energy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enondale (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ward
 - Enondale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gaston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 138 people
 - Gaston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ward
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kemper Springs (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ward
 - Kemper Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kewanee (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Kewanee had a post office and railroad service
 
Kinterbish   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Kinterbish had a post office and no railroad service
 
Livingston   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 850 people (with 3,414 people in 2015)
 - Livingston had a post office and railroad service
 
Lockhart (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Lockhart had a post office and railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Ward
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Ward
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Narkeeta (MS)   (Kemper County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Narkeeta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Narkeeta had a post office and railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Ward
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robjohn   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ward
 - Robjohn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russell (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Ward
 - Russell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tamola (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ward
 - Tamola had railroad service and no post office
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ward
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Topton (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Ward
 - Topton had a post office and railroad service
 
Vimville (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Ward
 - Vimville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whynot (MS)   (Lauderdale County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Ward
 - Whynot 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 Ward, 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 from Ward. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ward) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ward. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ward

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ward. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3621, Longitude: -88.2781     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ward have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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