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Nearby Communities in the 1890s


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 our research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, McCall had a post office and railroad service.

The following communities are listed based on their distance from McCall, with the one closest to McCall listed first.

  • Geary ‑ Historic
    (Less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geary
    • Geary is located in Ascension Parish
  • Smoke Bend
    (Less than 2 miles to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smoke Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smoke Bend
    • Smoke Bend is located in Ascension Parish
  • Donaldsonville
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldsonville
    • Donaldsonville is located in Ascension Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,638 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donaldsonville <3>
  • Darrow
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darrow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darrow
    • Darrow is located in Ascension Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darrow <3>
  • Belle Rose
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Belle Helene
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Helene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Helene
    • Belle Helene is located in Ascension Parish
  • Hohen Solms
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hohen Solms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hohen Solms
    • Hohen Solms is located in Ascension Parish
  • Cofield
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cofield
    • Cofield is located in Ascension Parish
  • Geismar
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geismar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geismar
    • Geismar is located in Ascension Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geismar <3>
  • Lauderdale
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lauderdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lauderdale
    • Lauderdale is located in Saint James Parish
  • Burnside
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Southwood
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southwood
    • Southwood is located in Ascension Parish
  • Paincourtville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Plattenville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattenville
    • Plattenville is located in Assumption Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattenville <3>
  • White Hall
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Hall
    • White Hall is located in Saint James Parish
  • Union
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union is located in Saint James Parish
  • Dorcyville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dorcyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dorcyville
    • Dorcyville is located in Iberville Parish
  • Central
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
    • Central is located in Saint James Parish
  • Gonzales
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gonzales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gonzales
    • Gonzales is located in Ascension Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,245 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gonzales <3>
  • Bayou Goula
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Saint Gabriel
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Dutch Town
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutch Town
    • Dutch Town is located in Ascension Parish
  • Welcome
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Welcome have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Welcome
    • Welcome is located in Saint James Parish
  • Napoleonville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleonville
    • Napoleonville is located in Assumption Parish
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleonville <3>
  • Sunshine
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine
    • Sunshine is located in Iberville Parish
  • Saint Amant
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Amant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Amant
    • Saint Amant is located in Ascension Parish
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Amant <3>

The official website for Ascension Parish: www.ascensionparish.net/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

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 McCall, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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