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1890 Communities Near Stephens ...

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

Buena Vista   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 2,571 people (with 11,219 people in 2016)
 - Camden had a post office and railroad service
 
Caney   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Caney was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Caney had a post office and no railroad service
 
College Hill   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - College Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delta   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stephens
 - Delta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elliott   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Stephens
 - Elliott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frenchport   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Stephens
 - Frenchport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenville   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stephens
 - Glenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laughlin   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - Laughlin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lester   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Lester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liberty   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Stephens
 - Liberty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lisbon   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Lisbon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lufra   (Ouachita County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lufra was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stephens
 - Lufra had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lumber   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stephens
 - Lumber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 1,486 people (with 11,601 people in 2016)
 - Magnolia had a post office and railroad service
 
McNeil   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 294 people (with 491 people in 2016)
 - McNeil had a post office and railroad service
 
Milner   (Columbia County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Milner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stephens
 - Milner had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Holly   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Mount Holly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosston   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 245 people in 2016)
 - Rosston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spotville   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Stephens
 - Spotville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Ouachita County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - Troy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Village   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Stephens
 - Village had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldo   (Columbia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 709 people (with 1,283 people in 2016)
 - Waldo had a post office and railroad service
 
Willisville   (Nevada County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stephens
 - Willisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Woodlawn   (Nevada County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Woodlawn was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - Woodlawn 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 Stephens, 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' distance from Stephens. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephens) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stephens. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stephens

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4220, Longitude: -93.0670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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