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1890 Communities Near Swan Lake ...

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 Swan Lake had a population of 75 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Altheimer   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 516 people (with 846 people in 2017)
 - Altheimer had a post office and railroad service
 
Bayou Meto   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bayou Meto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornerstone   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Cornerstone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cummins   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swan Lake
 - Cummins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Douglas   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swan Lake
 - Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
 
English   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Swan Lake
 - English had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Fairfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Grady   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 403 people in 2017)
 - Grady had a post office and railroad service
 
Hagler   (Arkansas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Swan Lake
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Humphrey   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Swan Lake
 - Humphrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Lake Dick   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swan Lake
 - Lake Dick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake Farm   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Swan Lake
 - Lake Farm had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Madding   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swan Lake
 - Madding had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Gascony   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - New Gascony had a post office and railroad service
 
Noble Lake   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Noble Lake had a post office and railroad service
 
Richardson   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Swan Lake
 - Richardson had railroad service and no post office
 
Rob Roy   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Rob Roy had a post office and railroad service
 
Sarassa   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Swan Lake
 - Sarassa had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Bend   (Lincoln County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While South Bend was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - South Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tamo   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Swan Lake
 - Tamo had railroad service and no post office
 
Varner   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Varner had a post office and railroad service
 
Wabbaseka   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Swan Lake
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 228 people in 2017)
 - Wabbaseka had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilkins   (Jefferson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Swan Lake
 - Wilkins had railroad service and no post office
 
Yorktown   (Lincoln County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Swan Lake
 - Yorktown 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 Swan Lake, 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 Swan Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Swan Lake) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swan Lake. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1823, Longitude: -91.6940     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swan Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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