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1890 Communities Near Sweet Home ...

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

Ada   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Ada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Adona   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Sweet Home
 - Adona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aplin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 203 people
 - Aplin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Atkins   (Pope County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 660 people (with 3,038 people in 2017)
 - Atkins had a post office and railroad service
 
Carden Bottoms   (Yell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sweet Home
 - Carden Bottoms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Casa   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 169 people in 2017)
 - Casa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 1,207 people (with 65,782 people in 2017)
 - Conway had a post office and railroad service
 
Divide   (Conway County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Divide was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sweet Home
 - Divide had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixie   (Perry County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Dixie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Sweet Home
 - Dixie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Creek   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Sweet Home
 - Gold Creek had railroad service and no post office
 
Hattieville   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Sweet Home
 - Hattieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holla Bend   (Pope County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sweet Home
 - Holla Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Houston   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sweet Home
 - Houston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lollie   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sweet Home
 - Lollie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mayflower   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sweet Home
 - Mayflower had a post office and railroad service
 
Menifee   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sweet Home
 - Menifee had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrilton   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 1,644 people (with 6,647 people in 2017)
 - Morrilton had a post office and railroad service
 
Nimrod   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sweet Home
 - Nimrod had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oppelo   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Sweet Home
 - Oppelo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Palarm   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Palarm had a post office and railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 310 people (with 1,436 people in 2017)
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plumerville   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 214 people (with 779 people in 2017)
 - Plumerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Preston   (Faulkner County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Sweet Home
 - Preston had a post office and railroad service
 
Reform   (Saline County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sweet Home
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roland   (Pulaski County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sweet Home
 - Roland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Vincent   (Conway County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Sweet Home
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Saint Vincent 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 Sweet Home, 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 starting from Sweet Home. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sweet Home) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sweet Home. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0218, Longitude: -92.7579     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sweet Home have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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