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1890 Communities Near Tall Timbers ...

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

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Tall Timbers
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Tall Timbers
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tall Timbers
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tall Timbers
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tall Timbers
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tall Timbers
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Greenwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - Greenwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tall Timbers
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Tall Timbers
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tall Timbers
 - 1895 population of 242,039 people (with 391,006 people in 2018)
 - New Orleans had a post office and railroad service
 
Oakville   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tall Timbers
 - Oakville had railroad service and no post office
 
Poydras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tall Timbers
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Poydras had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Bernard   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tall Timbers
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Saint Bernard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tall Timbers
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tall Timbers
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tall Timbers
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Sebastopol   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tall Timbers
 - Sebastopol had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Tall Timbers
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Story   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Tall Timbers
 - Story had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tall Timbers
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Tall Timbers
 - Violet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westwego   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Tall Timbers
 - Westwego had railroad service and no post office

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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 Tall Timbers, 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 from Tall Timbers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tall Timbers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tall Timbers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9049, Longitude: -89.9976     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tall Timbers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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