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1890 Communities Near Tangipahoa ...

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 Tangipahoa had a population of 259 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2018, Tangipahoa had a population of 851 people.

Amite City   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the South (S) from Tangipahoa
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 233 people
 - Arcola had a post office and railroad service
 
Bailey   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Tangipahoa
 - Bailey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chatawa (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 54 people
 - Chatawa had a post office and railroad service
 
Chipola   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Tangipahoa
 - Chipola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Darlington   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Darlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Fork (MS)   (Amite County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tangipahoa
 - East Fork had a post office and no railroad service
 
Felixville   (East Feliciana Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tangipahoa
 - Felixville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernwood (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Tangipahoa
 - Fernwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklinton   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Tangipahoa
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 95 people
 - Gillsburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grangeville   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tangipahoa
 - Grangeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensburg   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 280 people (with 660 people in 2018)
 - Greensburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Huron (MS)   (Amite County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tangipahoa
 - Huron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Independence   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,902 people in 2018)
 - Independence had a post office and railroad service
 
Kents Store   (East Feliciana Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Kents Store was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Tangipahoa
 - Kents Store had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentwood   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Tangipahoa
 - Kentwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Tangipahoa
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tangipahoa
 - Mount Hermon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Osyka (MS)   (Pike County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 742 people (with 420 people in 2018)
 - Osyka had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roseland   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Tangipahoa
 - 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tangipahoa
 - Smithburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starns   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tangipahoa
 - Starns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny Hill   (Washington Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Sunny Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tickfaw   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Tangipahoa
 - 1895 population of 73 people (with 776 people in 2018)
 - Tickfaw had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tangipahoa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8755, Longitude: -90.5138     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tangipahoa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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