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1890 Communities Near Brocktown ...

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>

Brocktown itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a post office and no railroad service.

  • Alpine [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
    • Alpine [Clark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Brocktown
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 206 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Alpine had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
  • Amity [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amity
    • Amity [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Brocktown
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 211 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Amity had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
  • Antoine [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
    • Antoine [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Brocktown
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 108 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Antoine had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine
  • Arcadia [Hempstead County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Hempstead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Brocktown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Arcadia had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Arp [Pike County] - Historic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • While Arp was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arp
    • Arp [Pike County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Brocktown
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Arp had a post office and no railroad service
  • Bowen [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowen
    • Bowen [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Brocktown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bowen had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowen
  • Clear Spring [Clark County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clear Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clear Spring
    • Clear Spring [Clark County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Brocktown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clear Spring had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Spring
  • Clow [Hempstead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clow
    • Clow [Hempstead County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocktown
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Clow had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clow
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    • Compton [Hempstead County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Compton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Compton was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
      • Compton [Hempstead County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Compton had railroad service and no post office
    • Corinth [Howard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
      • Corinth [Howard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Corinth had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Doyle [Hempstead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doyle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doyle
      • Doyle [Hempstead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Doyle had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doyle
    • Kirby [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirby
      • Kirby [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kirby had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirby<4>
    • Lissie [Pike County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lissie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Lissie was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lissie
      • Lissie [Pike County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lissie had a post office and no railroad service
    • Lodi [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodi
      • Lodi [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lodi had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi
    • Muddy Fork [Howard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muddy Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy Fork
      • Muddy Fork [Howard County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 27 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Muddy Fork had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy Fork
    • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murfreesboro
      • Murfreesboro [Pike County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 159 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,586 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Murfreesboro had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<4>
    • Nashville [Howard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville
      • Nashville [Howard County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 810 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,386 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Nashville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<4>
    • Nathan [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nathan
      • Nathan [Pike County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Nathan had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nathan
    • Okolona [Clark County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okolona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Okolona
      • Okolona [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 400 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 137 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Okolona had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<4>
    • Ozan [Hempstead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozan
      • Ozan [Hempstead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 91 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ozan had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozan
    • Perkins [Howard County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkins
      • Perkins [Howard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Perkins had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkins
    • Rock Creek [Pike County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • While Rock Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [Pike County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Roy [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roy
      • Roy [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Brocktown
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Roy had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roy
    • Star of the West [Pike County] - Historic
      • While Star of the West was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star of the West
      • Star of the West [Pike County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Star of the West had a post office and no railroad service
    • Wallaceburg [Hempstead County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallaceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallaceburg
      • Wallaceburg [Hempstead County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Brocktown
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wallaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallaceburg

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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 Brocktown, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brocktown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brocktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0715, Longitude: -93.6085       In this case, the coordinates for Brocktown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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