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1890 Communities Near Slone ...

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

Butler   (De Soto Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Butler was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Slone
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Slone
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook   (De Soto Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cook was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Slone
 - Cook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coushatta   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 1,790 people in 2018)
 - Coushatta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Bossier Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Slone
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Point   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - East Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gloster   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slone
 - Gloster had a post office and railroad service
 
Grand Cane   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 351 people (with 243 people in 2018)
 - Grand Cane had a post office and railroad service
 
Howard   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Slone
 - Howard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keachi   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Slone
 - Keachi had a post office and railroad service
 
Keithville   (Caddo Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slone
 - Keithville had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingston   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Kingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Rosen   (Caddo Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slone
 - La Rosen had railroad service and no post office
 
Logansport   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 281 people (with 1,550 people in 2018)
 - Logansport had a post office and railroad service
 
Longstreet   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Slone
 - Longstreet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lula   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slone
 - Lula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mansfield   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 908 people (with 4,726 people in 2018)
 - Mansfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Mitchell   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Slone
 - Mitchell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxford   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Slone
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelican   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Pelican had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 700 people in 2018)
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reisor   (Caddo Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Reisor had a post office and railroad service
 
Robson   (Caddo Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Slone
 - Robson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Ridge   (Caddo Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Spring Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonewall   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Slone
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 2,386 people in 2018)
 - Stonewall had a post office and railroad service
 
Williams   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Slone
 - Williams 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 Slone, 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 that starts in Slone. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Slone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1224, Longitude: -93.6605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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