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1890 Communities Near Spillman ...

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

Anchor   (Pointe Coupee Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spillman
 - Anchor had a post office and no railroad service
 
Angola   (West Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Spillman
 - Angola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bells Store   (East Feliciana Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bells Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spillman
 - Bells Store had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centreville (MS)   (Amite County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 500 people (with 1,471 people in 2018)
 - Centreville had a post office and railroad service
 
Clinton   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 974 people (with 1,515 people in 2018)
 - Clinton had a post office and railroad service
 
Converse   (West Feliciana Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Converse was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spillman
 - Converse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ethel   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Ethel had a post office and railroad service
 
Fort Adams (MS)   (Wilkinson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 240 people
 - Fort Adams had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 1,276 people (with 3,725 people in 2018)
 - Jackson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laurel Hill   (West Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Laurel Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Lindsay   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spillman
 - Lindsay had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Roads   (Pointe Coupee Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 525 people (with 4,553 people in 2018)
 - New Roads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Norwood   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spillman
 - Norwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Olive Branch   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Olive Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinckneyville (MS)   (Wilkinson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spillman
 - Pinckneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pointe Coupee   (Pointe Coupee Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 93 people
 - Pointe Coupee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Port Hudson   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 225 people
 - Port Hudson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rowes Landing   (West Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Rowes Landing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slaughter   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spillman
 - Slaughter had a post office and railroad service
 
Turnbull (MS)   (Wilkinson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Spillman
 - Turnbull had railroad service and no post office
 
Ventress   (Pointe Coupee Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spillman
 - Ventress had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterloo   (Pointe Coupee Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Waterloo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitaker (MS)   (Wilkinson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spillman
 - Whitaker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilson   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 281 people (with 553 people in 2018)
 - Wilson had a post office and railroad service
 
Woodville (MS)   (Wilkinson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Spillman
 - 1895 population of 950 people (with 938 people in 2018)
 - Woodville had a post office and 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 Spillman, 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 starting from Spillman. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spillman) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spillman. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9299, Longitude: -91.2837     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spillman have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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