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1890 Communities Near Stein ...

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

Abita Springs   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 2,584 people in 2018)
 - Abita Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bailey   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stein
 - Bailey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chinquapin (MS)   (Pearl River County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stein
 - Chinquapin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covington   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 976 people (with 10,463 people in 2018)
 - Covington had a post office and railroad service
 
Florenville   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Florenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklinton   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 3,770 people in 2018)
 - Franklinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainesville (MS)   (Hancock County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gainesville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 227 people
 - Gainesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Katie   (Tangipahoa Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Katie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stein
 - Katie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lees Creek   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Stein
 - Lees Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madisonville   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 574 people (with 835 people in 2018)
 - Madisonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mandeville   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 1,012 people (with 12,288 people in 2018)
 - Mandeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hermon   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stein
 - Mount Hermon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orvisburg (MS)   (Pearl River County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stein
 - Orvisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearl River   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 2,606 people in 2018)
 - Pearl River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplarville (MS)   (Pearl River County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 232 people (with 2,938 people in 2018)
 - Poplarville had a post office and railroad service
 
Slidell   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 364 people (with 27,711 people in 2018)
 - Slidell had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Cottage (MS)   (Marion County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stein
 - Spring Cottage had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stein
 - Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny Hill   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stein
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Sunny Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Talisheek   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stein
 - Talisheek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zona   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stein
 - Zona 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 Stein, 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 beginning in Stein. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stein) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stein. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6905, Longitude: -89.9392     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stein have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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