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1890 Communities Near Stoney Point ...

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

Abita Springs   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 2,584 people in 2018)
 - Abita Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Amite City   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 1,510 people (with 4,465 people in 2018)
 - Amite City had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcola   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 233 people
 - Arcola had a post office and railroad service
 
Bailey   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stoney Point
 - Bailey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chatawa (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Chatawa had a post office and railroad service
 
Covington   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 976 people (with 10,463 people in 2018)
 - Covington had a post office and railroad service
 
Fernwood (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stoney Point
 - Fernwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklinton   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 97 people (with 3,770 people in 2018)
 - Franklinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillsburg (MS)   (Amite County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Gillsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensburg   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 280 people (with 660 people in 2018)
 - Greensburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hammond   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 692 people (with 20,786 people in 2018)
 - Hammond had a post office and railroad service
 
Holmesville (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Holmesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Independence   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,902 people in 2018)
 - Independence had a post office and railroad service
 
Katie   (Tangipahoa Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Katie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South (S) from Stoney Point
 - Katie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentwood   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stoney Point
 - Kentwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Lees Creek   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stoney Point
 - Lees Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 676 people (with 2,257 people in 2018)
 - Magnolia had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hermon   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Stoney Point
 - Mount Hermon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osyka (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 742 people (with 420 people in 2018)
 - Osyka had a post office and railroad service
 
Ponchatoula   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 459 people (with 7,371 people in 2018)
 - Ponchatoula had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseland   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 281 people (with 1,271 people in 2018)
 - Roseland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smithburg (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Stoney Point
 - Smithburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sun   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stoney Point
 - Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny Hill   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Sunny Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tangipahoa   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 259 people (with 851 people in 2018)
 - Tangipahoa had a post office and railroad service
 
Tickfaw   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Stoney Point
 - 1895 population of 73 people (with 776 people in 2018)
 - Tickfaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Zona   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stoney Point
 - 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 Stoney Point, 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 from Stoney Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stoney Point) 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 Stoney Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stoney Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stoney Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8182, Longitude: -90.2789     [Map].

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This page was last modified: 19 Aug 2019
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