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1890 Communities Near Starling ...

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

Baton Rouge   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 10,478 people (with 221,599 people in 2018)
 - Baton Rouge had a post office and railroad service
 
Bayou Goula   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 769 people
 - Bayou Goula had a post office and railroad service
 
Belle Helene   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Starling
 - Belle Helene had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brusly Landing   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 315 people
 - Brusly Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
Burnside   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Starling
 - Burnside had a post office and railroad service
 
Cofield   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Cofield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Darrow   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 399 people
 - Darrow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denham Springs   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 9,783 people in 2018)
 - Denham Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Devalls   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Devalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Donaldsonville   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - 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 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 505 people
 - Dorcyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Town   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Starling
 - Dutch Town had a post office and no railroad service
 
Galvez   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Starling
 - Galvez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gardere   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northwest (NNW) from Starling
 - Gardere had railroad service and no post office
 
Geary   (Ascension Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Geary was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - Geary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geismar   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Starling
 - Geismar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gonzales   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Starling
 - Gonzales had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hohen Solms   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Hohen Solms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeville   (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hopeville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Hopeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lobdell   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Lobdell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McCall   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - McCall had a post office and railroad service
 
Plaquemine   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 3,222 people (with 6,621 people in 2018)
 - Plaquemine had a post office and railroad service
 
Port Allen   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 4,968 people in 2018)
 - Port Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Port Vincent   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 749 people in 2018)
 - Port Vincent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Amant   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Starling
 - Saint Amant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Gabriel   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 7,367 people in 2018)
 - Saint Gabriel had railroad service and no post office
 
Smoke Bend   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - Smoke Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Southwood   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Starling
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Southwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunshine   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Starling
 - Sunshine 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 Starling, 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Starling. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Starling) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Starling. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3221, Longitude: -91.1293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Starling have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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