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1890 Communities Near Chatom ...

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

Adamsville (MS)   (Greene County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Chatom
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Chatom
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 334 people in 2016)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Chatom
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Chatom
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chatom
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,907 people in 2016)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Kittrell (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Chatom
 - Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Chatom
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chatom
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 522 people in 2016)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Chatom
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Chatom
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chatom
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 551 people in 2016)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Chatom
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chatom
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Chatom
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chatom
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Chatom
 - Yellow Pine had a post office and 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 Chatom, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Chatom. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chatom) 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 Chatom. 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 Chatom

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chatom. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4690, Longitude: -88.2466     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chatom have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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