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1890 Communities Near Talla Bena ...

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

Altoona   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the West (W) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Altoona had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcadia (MS)   (Issaquena County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Arcadia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Talla Bena
 - Arcadia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ashly   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talla Bena
 - Ashly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnes   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talla Bena
 - Barnes had a post office and railroad service
 
Blakely (MS)   (Warren County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Talla Bena
 - Blakely had railroad service and no post office
 
Brunswick (MS)   (Warren County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Brunswick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chotard (MS)   (Issaquena County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Chotard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delhi   (Richland Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 620 people (with 2,818 people in 2018)
 - Delhi had a post office and railroad service
 
Delta   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 320 people (with 257 people in 2018)
 - Delta had a post office and railroad service
 
Duck Port   (Madison Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Duck Port was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Duck Port had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floyd   (West Carroll Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Floyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henderson   (East Carroll Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Henderson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Katzenmeyer (MS)   (Warren County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Talla Bena
 - Katzenmeyer had a post office and railroad service
 
King   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - King had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lums   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Talla Bena
 - Lums had railroad service and no post office
 
Millikens Bend   (Madison Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Millikens Bend was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Millikens Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mound   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 16 people in 2018)
 - Mound had a post office and railroad service
 
New Carthage   (Tensas Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While New Carthage was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - New Carthage had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quebec   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talla Bena
 - Quebec had a post office and no railroad service
 
Smedes (MS)   (Sharkey County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Talla Bena
 - Smedes had a post office and railroad service
 
Stout (MS)   (Warren County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - Stout had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallula (MS)   (Issaquena County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Talla Bena
 - Tallula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallulah   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 6,768 people in 2018)
 - Tallulah had a post office and railroad service
 
Tendal   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Talla Bena
 - Tendal had railroad service and no post office
 
Thomastown   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Thomastown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Valley Park (MS)   (Issaquena County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Talla Bena
 - Valley Park had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vicksburg (MS)   (Warren County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 13,373 people (with 22,136 people in 2018)
 - Vicksburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Waverly   (Madison Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Talla Bena
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Waverly had a post office and 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 Talla Bena, 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 Talla Bena. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Talla Bena) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Talla Bena. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4918, Longitude: -91.1534     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Talla Bena have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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