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1890 Communities Near Southdown Plantation ...

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

Albemarle   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Albemarle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertie   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Bertie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnside   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Burnside had a post office and railroad service
 
Central   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cofield   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Cofield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Convent   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 650 people
 - Convent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edgard   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Edgard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewing   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Southdown Plantation
 - Ewing had railroad service and no post office
 
Hester   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Hester had a post office and no railroad service
 
Johnson   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Southdown Plantation
 - Johnson had railroad service and no post office
 
Killona   (Saint Charles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Southdown Plantation
 - Killona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Labadieville   (Assumption Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 408 people
 - Labadieville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lauderdale   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Lauderdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lucy   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Lucy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Airy   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 170 people
 - Mount Airy had a post office and railroad service
 
Paulina   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Southdown Plantation
 - Paulina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Remy   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Remy had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint James   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Southdown Plantation
 - Saint James had a post office and railroad service
 
Thibodaux   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 2,078 people (with 14,576 people in 2018)
 - Thibodaux had a post office and railroad service
 
Thibodaux Junction   (Lafourche Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Thibodaux Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Union   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown Plantation
 - Union had no post office or railroad service
 
Vacherie   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Southdown Plantation
 - Vacherie had a post office and railroad service
 
Wallace   (Saint John the Baptist Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Wallace had a post office and no railroad service
 
Welcome   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 1895 population of 325 people
 - Welcome had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Hall   (Saint James Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown Plantation
 - 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 Southdown Plantation, 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 starting from Southdown Plantation. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southdown Plantation) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southdown Plantation. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9830, Longitude: -90.7284     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southdown Plantation have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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