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1890 Communities Near Monterey ...

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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Monterey had a post office and no railroad service.

  • Beech Grove [Copiah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beech Grove
    • Beech Grove [Copiah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Beech Grove had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beech Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beech Grove
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Monterey
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 835 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Brandon had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brandon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<4>
  • Braxton [Simpson County]
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    • Braxton [Simpson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 179 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Braxton had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braxton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braxton
  • Cato [Rankin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cato
    • Cato [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 157 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cato had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cato
  • Cynthia [Hinds County]
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    • Cynthia [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Cynthia had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cynthia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cynthia
  • D'Lo [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Lo
    • D'Lo [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
    • Estimated population in 2019: 437 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, D'Lo had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Lo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Lo
  • Dobson [Rankin County] - Historic
    • While Dobson was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dobson
    • Dobson [Rankin County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Monterey
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dobson had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dobson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Everett [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Everett had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Everett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
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    • Fannin [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fannin
      • Fannin [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Fannin had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fannin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fannin
    • Greenfield [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Rankin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Greenfield had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Harrisville [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
      • Harrisville [Simpson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 68 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Harrisville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jackson [Hinds County]
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      • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 5,920 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 160,628 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jackson had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<4>
    • Johns [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns
      • Johns [Rankin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Johns had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns
    • King [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for King
      • King [Rankin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, King had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for King have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on King
    • Lynwood [Rankin County] - Historic
      • While Lynwood was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynwood
      • Lynwood [Rankin County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lynwood had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynwood have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • McRaven [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McRaven
      • McRaven [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McRaven had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McRaven have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McRaven
    • Midway [Hinds County]
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      • Midway [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 75 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Midway had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Pearl [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl
      • Pearl [Simpson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pearl had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl
    • Pearson [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearson
      • Pearson [Rankin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pearson had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearson
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelahatchie
      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 139 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pelahatchie had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<4>
    • Puckett [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Puckett
      • Puckett [Rankin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Monterey
      • Estimated population in 2019: 348 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Puckett had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Puckett have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Puckett
    • Rankin [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rankin
      • Rankin [Rankin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Rankin had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rankin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rankin
    • Terry [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 325 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Terry had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<4>
    • Thomasville [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
      • Thomasville [Rankin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thomasville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Tougaloo [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tougaloo
      • Tougaloo [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Monterey
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Tougaloo had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tougaloo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tougaloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tougaloo<4>
    • Van Winkle [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Winkle
      • Van Winkle [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Van Winkle had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Winkle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Winkle
    • Whites [Rankin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whites
      • Whites [Rankin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Monterey
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Whites had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whites have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whites

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

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 Monterey, 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- Monterey) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monterey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1849, Longitude: -90.0809       In this case, the coordinates for Monterey 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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