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1890 Communities Near Timber Grove ...

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

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Timber Grove
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Timber Grove
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Bertrandville   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Bertrandville had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Timber Grove
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Timber Grove
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Timber Grove
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Timber Grove
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Greenwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - Greenwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Timber Grove
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Timber Grove
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 242,039 people (with 391,006 people in 2018)
 - New Orleans had a post office and railroad service
 
Oakville   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Timber Grove
 - Oakville had railroad service and no post office
 
Poydras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Poydras had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Bernard   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Timber Grove
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Saint Bernard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Timber Grove
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Timber Grove
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Timber Grove
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Sebastopol   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Timber Grove
 - Sebastopol had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Timber Grove
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Story   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Timber Grove
 - Story had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Timber Grove
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Timber Grove
 - Violet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westwego   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Timber Grove
 - 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 Timber Grove, 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 Timber Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Timber Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timber Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8985, Longitude: -89.9973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timber Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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