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1890 Communities Near Twist Ferry ...

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

Bay Village   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Bay Village had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackfish   (Saint Francis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Twist Ferry
 - Blackfish had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalolick   (Poinsett County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Buffalolick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Buffalolick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherry Valley   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 257 people (with 600 people in 2017)
 - Cherry Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Crawfordsville   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 467 people in 2017)
 - Crawfordsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Earle   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twist Ferry
 - Earle had a post office and railroad service
 
Gilmore   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 75 people (with 250 people in 2017)
 - Gilmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Greenfield   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Twist Ferry
 - Greenfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrisburg   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 2,347 people in 2017)
 - Harrisburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Hatchie Coon   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Twist Ferry
 - Hatchie Coon had railroad service and no post office
 
James Mill   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twist Ferry
 - James Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Jericho   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Twist Ferry
 - Jericho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lambethville   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Twist Ferry
 - Lambethville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lansing   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twist Ferry
 - Lansing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levesque   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Twist Ferry
 - Levesque had a post office and railroad service
 
Marked Tree   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Twist Ferry
 - Marked Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newcastle   (Saint Francis County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Twist Ferry
 - Newcastle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Parkin   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Twist Ferry
 - Parkin had railroad service and no post office
 
Poindexter   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Twist Ferry
 - Poindexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Thomas   (Crittenden County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Saint Thomas was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Twist Ferry
 - Saint Thomas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyronza   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Twist Ferry
 - Tyronza had railroad service and no post office
 
Vanndale   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Vanndale had a post office and railroad service
 
Vincent   (Crittenden County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Twist Ferry
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitehall   (Poinsett County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Twist Ferry
 - Whitehall had a post office and railroad service
 
Wittsburg   (Cross County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wittsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Wittsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wynne   (Cross County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Twist Ferry
 - 1895 population of 565 people (with 7,962 people in 2017)
 - Wynne 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 Twist Ferry, 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 beginning in Twist Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Twist Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twist Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3759, Longitude: -90.5562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Twist Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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