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1890 Communities Near Stay ...

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

Alexandria   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 2,861 people (with 46,776 people in 2018)
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Black Creek   (Grant Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Black Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stay
 - Black Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyce   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 301 people (with 991 people in 2018)
 - Boyce had a post office and railroad service
 
Chopin   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Stay
 - Chopin had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloutierville   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Cloutierville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colfax   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,492 people in 2018)
 - Colfax had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crane   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stay
 - Crane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmer   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stay
 - Elmer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairmount   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 153 people
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fishville   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stay
 - Fishville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gorum   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) from Stay
 - Gorum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hemphill   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stay
 - Hemphill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holloway   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stay
 - Holloway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iatt   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stay
 - Iatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamourie   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Stay
 - Lamourie had railroad service and no post office
 
Lecompte   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 375 people (with 1,160 people in 2018)
 - Lecompte had a post office and railroad service
 
Lena   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Stay
 - Lena had railroad service and no post office
 
Melder   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stay
 - Melder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milford   (Rapides Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Milford was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stay
 - Milford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 726 people in 2018)
 - Montgomery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moreland   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stay
 - Moreland had railroad service and no post office
 
Pineville   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stay
 - 1895 population of 540 people (with 14,290 people in 2018)
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poland   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stay
 - Poland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rapides   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stay
 - Rapides had a post office and railroad service
 
Weil   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stay
 - Weil 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 Stay, 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 in Stay. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4724, Longitude: -92.4922     [Map].

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