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1890 Communities Near Smoke Bend ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Smoke Bend had a post office and no railroad service.

Bayou Goula   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 769 people
 - Bayou Goula had a post office and railroad service
 
Belle Helene   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Smoke Bend
 - Belle Helene had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Rose   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 350 people
 - Belle Rose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnside   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smoke Bend
 - Burnside had a post office and railroad service
 
Central   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cofield   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Cofield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Convent   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 650 people
 - Convent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Darrow   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 399 people
 - Darrow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Donaldsonville   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 3,121 people (with 8,281 people in 2018)
 - Donaldsonville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dorcyville   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 505 people
 - Dorcyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Town   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Smoke Bend
 - Dutch Town had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - geary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geismar   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Smoke Bend
 - Geismar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gonzales   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smoke Bend
 - Gonzales had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hohen Solms   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Hohen Solms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lauderdale   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - Lauderdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCall   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Smoke Bend
 - McCall had a post office and railroad service
 
Napoleonville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 723 people (with 598 people in 2018)
 - Napoleonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paincourtville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 425 people
 - Paincourtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plattenville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Plattenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Amant   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Smoke Bend
 - Saint Amant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Gabriel   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 7,367 people in 2018)
 - Saint Gabriel had railroad service and no post office
 
Southwood   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Southwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Union   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - Union had no post office or railroad service
 
Welcome   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - 1895 population of 325 people
 - Welcome had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Hall   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Smoke Bend
 - White Hall had railroad service and no post office

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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 Smoke Bend, 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 Smoke Bend. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smoke Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smoke Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.1085, Longitude: -91.0204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smoke Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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