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1890 Communities Near Mount Horeb ...

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

  • Amy [Jones County]
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    • Amy [Jones County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Amy had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Bezer [Smith County]
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    • Bezer [Smith County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Mount Horeb
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 10 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bezer had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bezer have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Bunker Hill [Smith County]
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    • Bunker Hill [Smith County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Mount Horeb
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 26 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bunker Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bunker Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Columbia [Marion County]
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    • Columbia [Marion County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Mount Horeb
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 178 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,837 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Columbia had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<4>
  • Eastabuchie [Forrest County]
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    • Eastabuchie [Forrest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Horeb
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Eastabuchie had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastabuchie have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ellisville [Jones County]
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    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the east of Mount Horeb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ellisville had railroad service and no post office
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<4>
  • Gitano [Jones County]
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    • Gitano [Jones County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gitano had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gitano have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Goss [Marion County]
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    • Goss [Marion County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Mount Horeb
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Goss had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goss have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goss
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    • Grange [Lawrence County] - Historic
      • While Grange was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grange
      • Grange [Lawrence County] was located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Grange had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Grange. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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      • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,172 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,863 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hattiesburg had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<4>
    • Hooker [Lawrence County]
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      • Hooker [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the west of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hooker had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hooker have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jaynesville [Simpson County]
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      • Jaynesville [Simpson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 48 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Jaynesville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jaynesville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Laurel [Jones County]
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      • Laurel [Jones County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Laurel had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<4>
    • Magee [Simpson County]
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      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Magee had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee 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 Magee<4>
    • Mize [Smith County]
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      • Mize [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mize had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize 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 Mize<4>
    • Moscos [Covington County]
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      • Moscos [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Moscos had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscos have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Moselle [Jones County]
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      • Moselle [Jones County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 73 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Moselle had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moselle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moselle
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Oak Vale [Jefferson Davis County]
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      • Oak Vale [Jefferson Davis County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 12 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Oak Vale had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Vale
    • Ora [Covington County]
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      • Ora [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ora had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ora have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ora
    • Shivers [Simpson County]
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      • Shivers [Simpson County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Shivers had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Silver Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Silver Creek [Lawrence County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the west of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Silver Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silver Creek<4>
    • Soso [Jones County]
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      • Soso [Jones County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Soso had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 53 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Taylorsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<4>
    • Tilton [Lawrence County]
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      • Tilton [Lawrence County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Mount Horeb
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Tilton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilton
    • Williamsburg [Covington County]
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      • Williamsburg [Covington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Mount Horeb
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 124 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Williamsburg had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg

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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 Mount Horeb, 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- Mount Horeb) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Horeb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5835, Longitude: -89.5703       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Horeb 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.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 


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