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1890 Communities Near Tara Place ...

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

Arbroth   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Arbroth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Baker   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tara Place
 - Baker had a post office and railroad service
 
Baton Rouge   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 10,478 people (with 221,599 people in 2018)
 - Baton Rouge had a post office and railroad service
 
Bayou Goula   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 769 people
 - Bayou Goula had a post office and railroad service
 
Brusly Landing   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 315 people
 - Brusly Landing had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham Springs   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 9,783 people in 2018)
 - Denham Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Devalls   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Devalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dutch Town   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tara Place
 - Dutch Town had a post office and no railroad service
 
Galvez   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tara Place
 - Galvez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gardere   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tara Place
 - Gardere had railroad service and no post office
 
Geismar   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tara Place
 - Geismar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hohen Solms   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 120 people
 - Hohen Solms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeville   (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hopeville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Hopeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Irene   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Tara Place
 - Irene had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lobdell   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Lobdell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plaquemine   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 3,222 people (with 6,621 people in 2018)
 - Plaquemine had a post office and railroad service
 
Port Allen   (West Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 250 people (with 4,968 people in 2018)
 - Port Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Port Vincent   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 749 people in 2018)
 - Port Vincent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Gabriel   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 450 people (with 7,367 people in 2018)
 - Saint Gabriel had railroad service and no post office
 
Southwood   (Ascension Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Southwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Stonypoint   (East Baton Rouge Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Stonypoint was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Stonypoint had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Iberville Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Tara Place
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walker   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Tara Place
 - Walker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zachary   (East Baton Rouge Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tara Place
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 17,678 people in 2018)
 - Zachary 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 Tara Place, 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 beginning in Tara Place. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tara Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tara Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4460, Longitude: -91.0968     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tara Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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