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1890 Communities Near Union ...

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

Blanchard Springs   (Union County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Blanchard Springs was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West (W) from Union
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Blanchard Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blanchton   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Union
 - Blanchton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Union
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Champagnolle   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Champagnolle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherry Ridge (LA)   (Union Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cherry Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Union
 - Cherry Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton (LA)   (Union Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Clayton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Union
 - Clayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colsons (LA)   (Union Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Colsons was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Union
 - Colsons had a post office and no railroad service
 
Conway (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Union
 - Conway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornie   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Union
 - Cornie had a post office and no railroad service
 
El Dorado   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 455 people (with 18,339 people in 2016)
 - El Dorado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farmerville (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Union
 - 1895 population of 472 people (with 3,853 people in 2016)
 - Farmerville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hillsboro   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Hillsboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingalls   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Union
 - Ingalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jersey   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Union
 - Jersey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapile   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Lapile had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Union
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 754 people in 2016)
 - Marion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marsden   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Union
 - Marsden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moro Bay   (Bradley County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Union
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Moro Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
New London   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Union
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - New London had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Union
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spearsville (LA)   (Union Parish (LA))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Union
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 134 people in 2016)
 - Spearsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sturgis   (Bradley County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sturgis was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Union
 - Sturgis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wards Mill (LA)   (Claiborne Parish (LA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wards Mill was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Union
 - Wards Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wesson   (Union County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Union
 - Wesson 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 Union, 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 from Union. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0760, Longitude: -92.3349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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