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1890 Communities Near Story ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Story had railroad service and no post office.

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Story
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Story
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Story
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Contreras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Story
 - Contreras had railroad service and no post office
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Story
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Story
 - 1895 population of 3,332 people (with 17,730 people in 2018)
 - Gretna had a post office and railroad service
 
Harvey   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Story
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kenilworth   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Story
 - Kenilworth had railroad service and no post office
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Story
 - 1895 population of 242,039 people (with 391,006 people in 2018)
 - New Orleans had a post office and railroad service
 
Poydras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Story
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Poydras had a post office and railroad service
 
Reggio   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Story
 - Reggio had railroad service and no post office
 
Saint Bernard   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Story
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Saint Bernard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Story
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Sebastopol   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Story
 - Sebastopol had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Story
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Toca   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Story
 - Toca had railroad service and no post office
 
Verret   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Story
 - Verret had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Story
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Story
 - Violet 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 Story, 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 starting from Story. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Story) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Story. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9133, Longitude: -89.9092     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Story have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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