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1890 Communities Near Spence Jucntion ...

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

Bear Creek   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Spence Jucntion
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanco   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Blanco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cave Creek   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Cave Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duff   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Duff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fallsville   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Spence Jucntion
 - Fallsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Douglas   (Johnson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Fort Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hector   (Pope County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jasper   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spence Jucntion
 - 1895 population of 305 people (with 440 people in 2017)
 - Jasper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel   (Pope County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Laurel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Spence Jucntion
 - Laurel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossville   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Mossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hersey   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Mount Hersey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Judea   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Spence Jucntion
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Mount Judea had a post office and no railroad service
 
Murray   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Murray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northwood   (Pope County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Northwood was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Northwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Peter   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spence Jucntion
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Point Peter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Rock   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Red Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Joe   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spence Jucntion
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 123 people in 2017)
 - Saint Joe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silex   (Pope County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Silex had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smyrna   (Pope County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Smyrna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snowball   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Snowball had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swain   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Swain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Spence Jucntion
 - Walnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Watts   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Spence Jucntion
 - Watts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wells Creek   (Newton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wells Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Spence Jucntion
 - Wells Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Western Grove   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spence Jucntion
 - Western Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Witt's Springs   (Searcy County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Spence Jucntion
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Witt's Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yardelle   (Newton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Spence Jucntion
 - Yardelle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zadock   (Johnson County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zadock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spence Jucntion
 - Zadock 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 Spence Jucntion, 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 beginning in Spence Jucntion. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spence Jucntion) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spence Jucntion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7876, Longitude: -93.0635     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spence Jucntion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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