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1890 Communities Near Turkey Creek ...

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

Barbreck   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Barbreck had a post office and railroad service
 
Beggs   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - Beggs had railroad service and no post office
 
Big Cane   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Big Cane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boretta   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Boretta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bunkie   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 299 people (with 3,939 people in 2018)
 - Bunkie had a post office and railroad service
 
Cheneyville   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 591 people in 2018)
 - Cheneyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottonport   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 350 people (with 1,910 people in 2018)
 - Cottonport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dubuisson   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - Dubuisson had railroad service and no post office
 
Egg Bend   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Turkey Creek
 - Egg Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmer   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Turkey Creek
 - Elmer had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eola   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 227 people
 - Eola had a post office and railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 293 people in 2018)
 - Evergreen had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Haas   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - Haas had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamourie   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Turkey Creek
 - Lamourie had railroad service and no post office
 
Lecompte   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 375 people (with 1,160 people in 2018)
 - Lecompte had a post office and railroad service
 
Loyd   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Loyd had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mansura   (Avoyelles Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 144 people (with 1,386 people in 2018)
 - Mansura had a post office and no railroad service
 
Melder   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Turkey Creek
 - Melder had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moreland   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Turkey Creek
 - Moreland had railroad service and no post office
 
Morrow   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Morrow had a post office and railroad service
 
Plaisance   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Plaisance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poland   (Rapides Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Turkey Creek
 - Poland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosa   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - Rosa had railroad service and no post office
 
Whiteville   (Saint Landry Parish)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Turkey Creek
 - 1895 population of 26 people
 - Whiteville had a post office and 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 Turkey Creek, 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 that starts in Turkey Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Turkey Creek) 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 Turkey Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Turkey Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turkey Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8732, Longitude: -92.4170     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turkey Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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