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1890 Communities Near Stephens ...

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

Allen   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Allen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bellwood   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - Bellwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (De Soto Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Butler was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stephens
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campti   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 310 people (with 1,044 people in 2018)
 - Campti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clarence   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stephens
 - Clarence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cloutierville   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Cloutierville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Couley   (Winn Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stephens
 - Couley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coushatta   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 1,790 people in 2018)
 - Coushatta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cypress   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Cypress had a post office and railroad service
 
Derry   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - Derry had a post office and railroad service
 
Grappes Bluff   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - Grappes Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake End   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stephens
 - Lake End had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marthaville   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Marthaville had a post office and railroad service
 
Melrose   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - Melrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Grant Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 726 people in 2018)
 - Montgomery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion   (Winn Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Stephens
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natchitoches   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 1,820 people (with 17,831 people in 2018)
 - Natchitoches had a post office and railroad service
 
Provencal   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 615 people in 2018)
 - Provencal had a post office and railroad service
 
Robeline   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 676 people (with 175 people in 2018)
 - Robeline had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Maurice   (Winn Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 416 people
 - Saint Maurice had a post office and no railroad service
 
Timon   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stephens
 - Timon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trichell   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stephens
 - Trichell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victoria   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vowells Mill   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stephens
 - Vowells Mill 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 Stephens, 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 Stephens. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7688, Longitude: -93.1502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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