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1890 Communities Near Sparkman ...

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

Barham   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Barham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bearden   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 877 people in 2017)
 - Bearden had a post office and railroad service
 
Chidester   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 264 people in 2017)
 - Chidester had a post office and railroad service
 
Curtis   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 157 people
 - Curtis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalark   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Dalark had a post office and railroad service
 
Daleville   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sparkman
 - Daleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eagle Mills   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sparkman
 - Eagle Mills had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairview   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sparkman
 - Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gum Springs   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sparkman
 - Gum Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Gurdon   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 802 people (with 2,098 people in 2017)
 - Gurdon had a post office and railroad service
 
Hebron   (Clark County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hebron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Sparkman
 - Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holly Springs   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Holly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparkman
 - Hopeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joan   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sparkman
 - Joan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lilley   (Ouachita County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lilley was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sparkman
 - Lilley had a post office and railroad service
 
Lunet   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparkman
 - Lunet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millville   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sparkman
 - Millville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nix was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sparkman
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ramsey   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Sparkman
 - Ramsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sayre   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sparkman
 - Sayre had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithton   (Clark County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Smithton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Sparkman
 - Smithton had a post office and railroad service
 
Tulip   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sparkman
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Tulip had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaden   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sparkman
 - Vaden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vanduzer   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sparkman
 - Vanduzer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whelen Springs   (Clark County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sparkman
 - Whelen Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Willow   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sparkman
 - Willow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Witherspoon   (Hot Spring County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sparkman
 - Witherspoon had a post office and railroad service
 
Wyloe   (Ouachita County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wyloe was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparkman
 - Wyloe 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 Sparkman, 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 from Sparkman. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sparkman) 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 Sparkman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sparkman

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparkman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9173, Longitude: -92.8501     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sparkman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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