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1890 Communities Near Morning Star ...

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

  • Adams [Hinds County]
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    • Adams [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Adams had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Bear Creek [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Creek
    • Bear Creek [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
  • Bolton [Hinds County]
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    • Bolton [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Morning Star
    • Estimated population in 2019: 531 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bolton had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bovina [Warren County]
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    • Bovina [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Morning Star
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bovina had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bovina have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bovina
  • Carpenter [Copiah County]
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    • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Carpenter had a post office and railroad service
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  • Cayuga [Hinds County]
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    • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cayuga had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chapel Hill [Hinds County]
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    • Chapel Hill [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Morning Star
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Morning Star
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 330 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Clinton had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<4>
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    • Dry Grove [Hinds County]
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      • Dry Grove [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Dry Grove had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Edwards [Hinds County]
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      • Edwards [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the north of Morning Star
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,005 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Edwards had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwards<4>
    • Humphreys [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Humphreys
      • Humphreys [Claiborne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Humphreys had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humphreys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 119 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Learned had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Learned<4>
    • McRaven [Hinds County]
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      • McRaven [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • 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.
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    • Midway [Hinds County]
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      • Midway [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • 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
    • Myles [Copiah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myles
      • Myles [Copiah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Myles had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myles have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newman [Hinds County]
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      • Newman [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newmans [Warren County]
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      • Newmans [Warren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newmans had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newmans have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Oakley [Hinds County]
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      • Oakley [Hinds County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oakley had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
    • Palestine [Hinds County]
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      • Palestine [Hinds County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Palestine had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palestine have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palestine
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
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      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 500 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Raymond had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<4>
    • Reganton [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reganton
      • Reganton [Claiborne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Reganton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reganton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reganton
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
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      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 58 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Rocky Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • 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>
    • Thompsonville [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsonville
      • Thompsonville [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Thompsonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville
    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Morning Star
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 370 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 883 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Utica had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<4>
    • Van Winkle [Hinds County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Winkle
      • Van Winkle [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Morning Star
      • 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
    • Villanova [Warren County]
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      • Villanova [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Morning Star
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Villanova had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villanova have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villanova

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Hinds County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

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 Morning Star, 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Morning Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morning Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2199, Longitude: -90.5737       In this case, the coordinates for Morning Star 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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