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1890 Communities Near Mitchell ...

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

  • Baker [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baker
    • Baker [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Baker had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
  • Birmingham [Lee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Birmingham had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
  • Blue Springs [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
    • Blue Springs [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Blue Springs had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<4>
  • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Creek
    • Cherry Creek [Pontotoc County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Mitchell
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 173 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cherry Creek had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Creek
  • Cornersville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornersville
    • Cornersville [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 165 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cornersville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornersville
  • Cotton Plant [Tippah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Plant
    • Cotton Plant [Tippah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 103 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cotton Plant had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotton Plant have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Plant
  • Darden [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darden
    • Darden [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Darden had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darden
  • Ecru [Pontotoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ecru
    • Ecru [Pontotoc County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,037 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ecru had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ecru
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ecru<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • Ellistown [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellistown
      • Ellistown [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 75 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Ellistown had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellistown have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellistown
    • Esperanza [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esperanza
      • Esperanza [Pontotoc County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Esperanza had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esperanza have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esperanza
    • Etta [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etta
      • Etta [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Etta had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etta
    • Fairview [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Union County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Fairview had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
    • Gallway [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallway
      • Gallway [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gallway had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallway
    • Hickory Flat [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Flat
      • Hickory Flat [Benton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 293 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 550 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hickory Flat had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hickory Flat<4>
    • Ingomar [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ingomar
      • Ingomar [Union County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ingomar had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingomar
    • Keownville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keownville
      • Keownville [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Keownville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keownville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Keownville
    • Lafayette Springs [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lafayette Springs
      • Lafayette Springs [Lafayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lafayette Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette Springs
    • Macedonia [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedonia
      • Macedonia [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Macedonia had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedonia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedonia
    • Molino [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Molino
      • Molino [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 22 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Molino had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Molino have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Molino
    • Myrtle [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtle
      • Myrtle [Union County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 148 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 498 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Myrtle had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myrtle<4>
    • New Albany [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
      • New Albany [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 548 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,753 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, New Albany had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<4>
    • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontotoc
      • Pontotoc [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 535 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,169 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pontotoc had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontotoc
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontotoc<4>
    • Poolville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poolville
      • Poolville [Union County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Mitchell
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Poolville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poolville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poolville
    • Sherman [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherman
      • Sherman [Pontotoc County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 79 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sherman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherman<4>
    • Thaxton [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thaxton
      • Thaxton [Pontotoc County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 686 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thaxton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thaxton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thaxton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thaxton<4>
    • Toccopola [Pontotoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toccopola
      • Toccopola [Pontotoc County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 190 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 258 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Toccopola had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toccopola have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toccopola
    • Wallerville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallerville
      • Wallerville [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Mitchell
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 120 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Wallerville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallerville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallerville

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Union County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

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 Mitchell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mitchell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4284, Longitude: -89.0487       In this case, the coordinates for Mitchell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 


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