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1890 Communities Near Talisheek ...

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, Talisheek had a post office and no railroad service.

Abita Springs   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 72 people (with 2,584 people in 2018)
 - Abita Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Chinquapin (MS)   (Pearl River County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talisheek
 - Chinquapin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covington   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talisheek
 - 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 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Florenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklinton   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talisheek
 - 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 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talisheek
 - 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 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talisheek
 - Katie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kiln (MS)   (Hancock County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Talisheek
 - Kiln had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lees Creek   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Talisheek
 - Lees Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logtown (MS)   (Hancock County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Logtown was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 353 people
 - Logtown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madisonville   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talisheek
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 1,012 people (with 12,288 people in 2018)
 - Mandeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearl River   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 125 people (with 2,606 people in 2018)
 - Pearl River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearlington (MS)   (Hancock County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 850 people
 - Pearlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poplarville (MS)   (Pearl River County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 232 people (with 2,938 people in 2018)
 - Poplarville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rigolets   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talisheek
 - Rigolets had a post office and railroad service
 
Slidell   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talisheek
 - 1895 population of 364 people (with 27,711 people in 2018)
 - Slidell had a post office and railroad service
 
Sun   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Talisheek
 - Sun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zona   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talisheek
 - Zona had a post office and no railroad service

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/



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 Talisheek, 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 Talisheek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Talisheek) 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 Talisheek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Talisheek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talisheek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5327, Longitude: -89.8767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Talisheek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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