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1890 Communities Near Trenton ...

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

Bayou Scie   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Trenton
 - Bayou Scie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler   (De Soto Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Butler was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trenton
 - Butler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carmel   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Trenton
 - Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cook   (De Soto Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cook was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Trenton
 - Cook had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coushatta   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 1,790 people in 2018)
 - Coushatta had a post office and no railroad service
 
East Point   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - East Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gloster   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trenton
 - Gloster had a post office and railroad service
 
Grand Cane   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 351 people (with 243 people in 2018)
 - Grand Cane had a post office and railroad service
 
Howard   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trenton
 - Howard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joaquin (TX)   (Shelby County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Trenton
 - Joaquin had a post office and railroad service
 
Keachi   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trenton
 - Keachi had a post office and railroad service
 
Kingston   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Kingston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lake End   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Trenton
 - Lake End had a post office and no railroad service
 
Logansport   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 281 people (with 1,550 people in 2018)
 - Logansport had a post office and railroad service
 
Longstreet   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Trenton
 - Longstreet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lula   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Trenton
 - Lula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mansfield   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 908 people (with 4,726 people in 2018)
 - Mansfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Marthaville   (Natchitoches Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 382 people
 - Marthaville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mitchell   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Trenton
 - Mitchell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oxford   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trenton
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Pelican   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Pelican had a post office and railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Sabine Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 200 people (with 700 people in 2018)
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shelbyville (TX)   (Shelby County (TX))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 272 people
 - Shelbyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stonewall   (De Soto Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Trenton
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 2,386 people in 2018)
 - Stonewall had a post office and railroad service
 
Williams   (Red River Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Trenton
 - Williams 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 Trenton, 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 'point-to-point' distance from Trenton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trenton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9502, Longitude: -93.7194     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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