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1890 Communities Near Waterloo ...

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 Waterloo had a population of 284 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Waterloo had a population of 200 people.

Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bishop   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Waterloo
 - Bishop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnsville (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 932 people in 2015)
 - Burnsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waterloo
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Waterloo
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress Inn (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Cypress Inn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibbs (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gibbs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Waterloo
 - Gibbs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillises Mills (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Waterloo
 - Gillises Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waterloo
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haddock   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Haddock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterloo
 - Haddock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waterloo
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iuka (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 1,019 people (with 3,001 people in 2015)
 - Iuka had a post office and railroad service
 
Kendell   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kendell was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Waterloo
 - Kendell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lowryville (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Lowryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lutts (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waterloo
 - Lutts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Margerum   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Margerum had a post office and railroad service
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Waterloo
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixon (TN)   (Hardin County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterloo
 - Nixon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Waterloo
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riverton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Waterloo
 - Riverton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Short (MS)   (Tishomingo County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Waterloo
 - Short had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Waterloo
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stout (TN)   (Wayne County (TN))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Waterloo
 - Stout had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Grove (TN)   (Hardin County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Walnut Grove was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Waterloo
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Walnut Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weatherford (TN)   (Wayne County (TN)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Weatherford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Waterloo
 - Weatherford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wright   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Waterloo
 - Wright 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 Waterloo, 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 starting in Waterloo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Waterloo) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9172, Longitude: -88.0654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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