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1890 Communities Near Thompsons 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 Thompsons Ferry in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Thompsons Ferry.

Anacoco   (Vernon Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Anacoco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayou Scie   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Bayou Scie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookeland (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 144 people
 - Brookeland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Columbus   (Sabine Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Columbus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 17 people
 - Columbus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corleyville   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Corleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Hamilton (TX)   (Shelby County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - East Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairmount (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hemphill (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 1,671 people (with 1,239 people in 2018)
 - Hemphill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lula   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Lula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Macune (TX)   (San Augustine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Macune had a post office and no railroad service
 
Many   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 133 people (with 2,720 people in 2018)
 - Many had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marthaville   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Marthaville had a post office and railroad service
 
Milam (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 212 people
 - Milam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mitchell   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Mitchell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Negreet   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Negreet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patroon (TX)   (Shelby County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Patroon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pelican   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Pelican had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 700 people in 2018)
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robeline   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 676 people (with 175 people in 2018)
 - Robeline had a post office and railroad service
 
San Augustine (TX)   (San Augustine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 744 people (with 1,877 people in 2018)
 - San Augustine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sexton (TX)   (Sabine County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Sexton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelbyville (TX)   (Shelby County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Thompsons Ferry
 - 1895 population of 272 people
 - Shelbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toledo (TX)   (Newton County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Toledo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Toro   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Toro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vowells Mill   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) from Thompsons Ferry
 - Vowells Mill had a post office and no 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 Thompsons 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 stretches from Thompsons Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thompsons Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompsons Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4941, Longitude: -93.7218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompsons Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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