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1890 Communities Near Strong ...

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

Blanchard Springs   (Union County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blanchard Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Blanchard Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanchton   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Strong
 - Blanchton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champagnolle   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Champagnolle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherry Ridge (LA)   (Union Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cherry Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Strong
 - Cherry Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton (LA)   (Union Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clayton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Strong
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Strong
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornie   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Strong
 - Cornie had a post office and no railroad service
 
El Dorado   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 455 people (with 18,339 people in 2016)
 - El Dorado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farmerville (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 472 people (with 3,853 people in 2016)
 - Farmerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelridge   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Gravelridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Hillsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingalls   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Strong
 - Ingalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jersey   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Strong
 - Jersey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapile   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Lapile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 754 people in 2016)
 - Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marsden   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Strong
 - Marsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moro Bay   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Moro Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
New London   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - New London had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Strong
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spearsville (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Strong
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 134 people in 2016)
 - Spearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sturgis   (Bradley County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sturgis was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Strong
 - Sturgis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wards Mill (LA)   (Claiborne Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wards Mill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Strong
 - Wards Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wesson   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Strong
 - Wesson had a post office and no railroad service

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Unfortunately, we don't know of an official website for Strong. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



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 Strong, 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 starting in Strong. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Strong) 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 Strong. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Strong

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strong. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1079, Longitude: -92.3599     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Strong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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