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1890 Communities Near Sulphur Rock ...

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 Sulphur Rock had a population of 387 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2016, Sulphur Rock had a population of 457 people.

Akron   (Independence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Akron was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur Rock
 - Akron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Batesville   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 2,150 people (with 10,740 people in 2016)
 - Batesville had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethesda   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Rock
 - Bethesda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cord   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Rock
 - Cord had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denieville   (Independence County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denieville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur Rock
 - Denieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Desha   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Sulphur Rock
 - Desha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diaz   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sulphur Rock
 - Diaz had railroad service and no post office
 
Dota   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sulphur Rock
 - Dota had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elgin   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - Elgin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmo   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Elmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grange   (Sharp County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Sulphur Rock
 - Grange had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazel Grove   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Hazel Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hickory Valley   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Hickory Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonport   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 201 people in 2016)
 - Jacksonport had a post office and railroad service
 
Jamestown   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Jamestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kenyon   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Kenyon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sulphur Rock
 - Moorefield had a post office and railroad service
 
Newark   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 1,179 people in 2016)
 - Newark had a post office and railroad service
 
Oil Trough   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 263 people in 2016)
 - Oil Trough had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paroquet   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sulphur Rock
 - Paroquet had railroad service and no post office
 
Pleasant Plains   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 50 people (with 349 people in 2016)
 - Pleasant Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosie   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sulphur Rock
 - Rosie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salado   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sulphur Rock
 - Salado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandtown   (Independence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sulphur Rock
 - Sandtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckerman   (Jackson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Sulphur Rock
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,741 people in 2016)
 - Tuckerman 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 Sulphur Rock, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Sulphur Rock. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur Rock) 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 Sulphur Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulphur Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7517, Longitude: -91.5001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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