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1890 Communities Near Timberlane ...

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

Algiers   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Timberlane
 - Algiers had a post office and railroad service
 
Arabi   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Timberlane
 - Arabi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belle Chasse   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Timberlane
 - Belle Chasse had railroad service and no post office
 
Bertrandville   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Timberlane
 - 1895 population of 205 people
 - Bertrandville had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Grove   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Timberlane
 - Cedar Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Chalmette   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Timberlane
 - Chalmette had railroad service and no post office
 
Concession   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Timberlane
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Concession had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalcour   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Timberlane
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Dalcour had a post office and no railroad service
 
English Turn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Timberlane
 - English Turn had a post office and railroad service
 
Gentilly   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Timberlane
 - Gentilly had railroad service and no post office
 
Greenwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Timberlane
 - Greenwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Gretna   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Timberlane
 - 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 Northwest (NW) from Timberlane
 - Harvey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jesuit Bend   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Timberlane
 - 1895 population of 243 people
 - Jesuit Bend had a post office and railroad service
 
Linwood   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Timberlane
 - Linwood had railroad service and no post office
 
New Orleans   (Orleans Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Timberlane
 - 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 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Timberlane
 - Oakville had railroad service and no post office
 
Poydras   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Timberlane
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Poydras had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Timberlane
 - Saint Clair had railroad service and no post office
 
Saxonholm   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Timberlane
 - Saxonholm had railroad service and no post office
 
Scarsdale   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Timberlane
 - Scarsdale had railroad service and no post office
 
Stella   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Timberlane
 - Stella had railroad service and no post office
 
Story   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Timberlane
 - Story had railroad service and no post office
 
Versailles   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Timberlane
 - Versailles had railroad service and no post office
 
Violet   (Saint Bernard Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Timberlane
 - Violet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Westwego   (Jefferson Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Timberlane
 - 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 Timberlane, 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 that begins in Timberlane. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Timberlane) 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 Timberlane. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Timberlane

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Timberlane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8774, Longitude: -90.0320     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Timberlane have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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