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1890 Communities Near Wimbly ...

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

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wimbly
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Wimbly
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Wimbly
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmichael (MS)   (Clarke County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Wimbly
 - Carmichael had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Wimbly
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wimbly
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wimbly
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wimbly
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hinton   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Wimbly
 - Hinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Wimbly
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lusk   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wimbly
 - Lusk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matherville (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Matherville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wimbly
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melvin   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Wimbly
 - Melvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wimbly
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Sterling   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Mount Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pushmataha   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Pushmataha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Wimbly
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Wimbly
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wimbly
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Wimbly
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wimbly
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wimbly
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill 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 Wimbly, 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 Wimbly. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wimbly) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wimbly. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9152, Longitude: -88.2484     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wimbly have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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