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1890 Communities Near Stinking Bay ...

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

Almyra   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the West (W) from Stinking Bay
 - Almyra had a post office and railroad service
 
Casscoe   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Casscoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarendon   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 1,060 people (with 1,455 people in 2016)
 - Clarendon had a post office and railroad service
 
Crockett's Bluff   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Crockett's Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypert   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinking Bay
 - Cypert had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Witt   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 246 people (with 3,143 people in 2016)
 - De Witt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deluce   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stinking Bay
 - Deluce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Duncan   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stinking Bay
 - Duncan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ethel   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Stinking Bay
 - Ethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hicksville   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stinking Bay
 - Hicksville had a post office and railroad service
 
Holly Grove   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 353 people (with 531 people in 2016)
 - Holly Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Bay   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Indian Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marvell   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,015 people in 2016)
 - Marvell had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Adams   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Mount Adams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olena   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stinking Bay
 - Olena had a post office and railroad service
 
Palmer   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stinking Bay
 - Palmer had a post office and railroad service
 
Parham   (Arkansas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Parham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stinking Bay
 - Parham had railroad service and no post office
 
Pine City   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stinking Bay
 - Pine City had a post office and railroad service
 
Poplar Grove   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Poplar Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Roe   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stinking Bay
 - Roe had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Charles   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 220 people in 2016)
 - Saint Charles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sassafras   (Arkansas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sassafras was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stinking Bay
 - Sassafras had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stuttgart   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 1,165 people (with 8,945 people in 2016)
 - Stuttgart had a post office and railroad service
 
Tichnor   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stinking Bay
 - Tichnor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trenton   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Trenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turner   (Phillips County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stinking Bay
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Turner 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 Stinking Bay, 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 that begins in Stinking Bay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stinking Bay) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stinking Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4134, Longitude: -91.1926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stinking Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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