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1890 Communities Near Third District Ferry ...

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 Third District Ferry in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Third District Ferry.

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Third District Ferry
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Third District Ferry
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Third District Ferry
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Third District Ferry
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Third District Ferry
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Third District Ferry
 - 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 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Third District Ferry
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Third District Ferry
 - Jefferson had railroad service and no post office
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Milneburg   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Third District Ferry
 - Milneburg had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Third District Ferry
 - 1895 population of 242,039 people (with 391,006 people in 2018)
 - New Orleans had a post office and railroad service
 
Poydras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Third District Ferry
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Poydras had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Third District Ferry
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Third District Ferry
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Third District Ferry
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Story   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Third District Ferry
 - Story had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Third District Ferry
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Third District Ferry
 - Violet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waggaman   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Third District Ferry
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Waggaman had a post office and railroad service
 
Westwego   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Third District Ferry
 - 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 Third District Ferry, 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 that begins in Third District Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Third District Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Third District Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.9577, Longitude: -90.0553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Third District Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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