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1890 Communities Near Triumph ...

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

Bohemia   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Bohemia had railroad service and no post office
 
Buras   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triumph
 - 1895 population of 210 people
 - Buras had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daisy   (Plaquemines Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Daisy was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Daisy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Diamond   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Diamond had a post office and railroad service
 
Empire   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triumph
 - Empire had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grand Bayou   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Grand Bayou had railroad service and no post office
 
Grand Prairie   (Plaquemines Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grand Prairie was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Grand Prairie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Happy Jack   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Happy Jack had a post office and railroad service
 
Home Place   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Home Place had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Magnolia had railroad service and no post office
 
Nairn   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Nairn had a post office and railroad service
 
Nicholls   (Plaquemines Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nicholls was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Nicholls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pilottown   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Triumph
 - 1895 population of 243 people
 - Pilottown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Point Celeste   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Point Celeste had railroad service and no post office
 
Port Eads   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Triumph
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Port Eads had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quarantine   (Plaquemines Parish) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Quarantine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triumph
 - Quarantine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunrise   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Triumph
 - Sunrise had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Pointe A La Hache   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - West Pointe A La Hache had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodland   (Plaquemines Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Triumph
 - Woodland 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 Triumph, 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 starts in Triumph. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Triumph) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Triumph. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.3394, Longitude: -89.4767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Triumph have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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