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1890 Communities Near Sulphur City ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Sulphur City had a post office and no railroad service.

Arnett   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Arnett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baldwin   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur City
 - Baldwin had railroad service and no post office
 
Blackburn   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur City
 - Blackburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brentwood   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Brentwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Crosses   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur City
 - Crosses had railroad service and no post office
 
Delaney   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Delaney had a post office and railroad service
 
Drakes Creek   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Drakes Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Durham   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Durham had a post office and railroad service
 
Elkins   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur City
 - Elkins had railroad service and no post office
 
Farmington   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 6,804 people in 2016)
 - Farmington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fayette Junction   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur City
 - Fayette Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Fayetteville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 2,942 people (with 83,826 people in 2016)
 - Fayetteville had a post office and railroad service
 
Goshen   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sulphur City
 - Goshen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenland   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur City
 - Greenland had railroad service and no post office
 
Harris   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur City
 - Harris had a post office and railroad service
 
Hazel Valley   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur City
 - Hazel Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur City
 - Johnson had a post office and railroad service
 
Patrick   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur City
 - Patrick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summit   (Washington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Summit was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur City
 - Summit had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunset   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Sulphur City
 - Sunset had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thompson   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur City
 - Thompson had a post office and railroad service
 
Wesley   (Madison County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Wesley had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Fork   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur City
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 2,550 people in 2016)
 - West Fork had a post office and railroad service
 
Winslow   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur City
 - Winslow had a post office and railroad service
 
Woolsey   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur City
 - Woolsey had railroad service and no post office
 
Wyman   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur City
 - Wyman had a post office and 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 Sulphur City, 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 Sulphur City. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur City) 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 Sulphur City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulphur City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9651, Longitude: -94.0505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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