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1890 Communities Near Tickfaw ...

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 Tickfaw had a population of 73 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2018, Tickfaw had a population of 776 people.

Amite City   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Tickfaw
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 233 people
 - Arcola had a post office and railroad service
 
Bailey   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Tickfaw
 - Bailey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayou Barbary   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bayou Barbary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Colyell   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tickfaw
 - Colyell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covington   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 976 people (with 10,463 people in 2018)
 - Covington had a post office and railroad service
 
Grangeville   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tickfaw
 - Grangeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensburg   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 280 people (with 660 people in 2018)
 - Greensburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hammond   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 692 people (with 20,786 people in 2018)
 - Hammond had a post office and railroad service
 
Independence   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,902 people in 2018)
 - Independence had a post office and railroad service
 
Katie   (Tangipahoa Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Katie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Tickfaw
 - Katie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Killian   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tickfaw
 - Killian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Madisonville   (Saint Tammany Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 574 people (with 835 people in 2018)
 - Madisonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manchac   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tickfaw
 - Manchac had railroad service and no post office
 
Maurepas   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 74 people
 - Maurepas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oldfield   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Tickfaw
 - Oldfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Saint Helena Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ponchatoula   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 459 people (with 7,371 people in 2018)
 - Ponchatoula had a post office and railroad service
 
Roseland   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 281 people (with 1,271 people in 2018)
 - Roseland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springfield   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 514 people in 2018)
 - Springfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Springville   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Tickfaw
 - Springville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starns   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Tickfaw
 - Starns had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tangipahoa   (Tangipahoa Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 259 people (with 851 people in 2018)
 - Tangipahoa had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Tickfaw
 - Walker had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitehall   (Livingston Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Tickfaw
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Whitehall 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 Tickfaw, 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' distance starting from Tickfaw. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tickfaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tickfaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tickfaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tickfaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5772, Longitude: -90.4873     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tickfaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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