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1890 Communities Near Brittain ...

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

  • Alexander [Saline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander
    • Alexander [Saline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 146 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,457 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Alexander had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander<4>
  • Altharp [Saline County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altharp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Altharp was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altharp
    • Altharp [Saline County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Brittain
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Altharp had a post office and no railroad service
  • Argenta [Pulaski County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argenta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Argenta was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argenta
    • Argenta [Pulaski County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 3,012 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Argenta had a post office and railroad service
  • Avilla [Saline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avilla
    • Avilla [Saline County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Avilla had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avilla
  • Banty [Pulaski County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Banty was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banty
    • Banty [Pulaski County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Brittain
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Banty had a post office and no railroad service
  • Bryant [Saline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryant
    • Bryant [Saline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 209 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,968 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bryant had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryant<4>
  • Collegeville [Saline County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegeville
    • Collegeville [Saline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Collegeville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegeville
  • Dickey [Pulaski County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Dickey was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickey
    • Dickey [Pulaski County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Brittain
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dickey had a post office and no railroad service
  • Continue List ...
    • Fourche [Pulaski County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fourche have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Fourche was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fourche
      • Fourche [Pulaski County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fourche had railroad service and no post office
    • Galloway [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galloway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galloway
      • Galloway [Pulaski County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Galloway had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galloway
    • Hurricane [Saline County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurricane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Hurricane was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurricane
      • Hurricane [Saline County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hurricane had a post office and no railroad service
    • Ico [Grant County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Ico was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ico
      • Ico [Grant County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ico had a post office and no railroad service
    • Ivesville [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivesville
      • Ivesville [Pulaski County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ivesville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivesville
    • Little Rock [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Rock
      • Little Rock [Pulaski County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 25,874 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197,312 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Little Rock had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Rock<4>
    • Mabelvale [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabelvale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabelvale
      • Mabelvale [Pulaski County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mabelvale had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabelvale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mabelvale<4>
    • Marche [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marche
      • Marche [Pulaski County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Brittain
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Marche had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marche
    • Maumelle [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maumelle
      • Maumelle [Pulaski County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Brittain
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,199 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Maumelle had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maumelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumelle<4>
    • McAlmont [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAlmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McAlmont
      • McAlmont [Pulaski County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McAlmont had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McAlmont
    • Niemeyer [Pulaski County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niemeyer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Niemeyer was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niemeyer
      • Niemeyer [Pulaski County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Niemeyer had railroad service and no post office
    • Orion [Grant County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orion
      • Orion [Grant County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Orion had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orion
    • Red Bluff [Jefferson County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Red Bluff was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bluff
      • Red Bluff [Jefferson County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Brittain
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Red Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
    • Scott [Pulaski County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scott
      • Scott [Pulaski County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Scott had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scott<4>
    • Sweet Home [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Home
      • Sweet Home [Pulaski County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sweet Home had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Home
    • Tatumville [Saline County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tatumville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Tatumville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tatumville
      • Tatumville [Saline County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Tatumville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Toltec [Lonoke County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toltec have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toltec
      • Toltec [Lonoke County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Toltec had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toltec
    • Wampoo [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wampoo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wampoo
      • Wampoo [Pulaski County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Wampoo had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wampoo
    • Willowdale [Pulaski County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willowdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Willowdale was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowdale
      • Willowdale [Pulaski County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Brittain
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Willowdale had a post office and no railroad service
    • Wrightsville [Pulaski County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrightsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrightsville
      • Wrightsville [Pulaski County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Brittain
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 300 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,131 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wrightsville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrightsville

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The Communities of Arkansas

About Pulaski County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pulaski County: www.co.pulaski.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

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 Brittain, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brittain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brittain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6570, Longitude: -92.3227       In this case, the coordinates for Brittain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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