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1890 Communities Near Nortac ...

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

  • Chinquapin [Pearl River County]
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    • Chinquapin [Pearl River County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the west of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chinquapin had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chinquapin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Florenville [Saint Tammany Parish]
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    • Florenville [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Nortac
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 100 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Florenville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florenville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hillsdale [Pearl River County]
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    • Hillsdale [Pearl River County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hillsdale had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Kiln [Hancock County]
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    • Kiln [Hancock County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the south of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kiln had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kiln<4>
  • Lees Creek [Washington Parish]
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    • Lees Creek [Washington Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lees Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lees Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Orvisburg [Pearl River County]
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    • Orvisburg [Pearl River County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Orvisburg had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orvisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Pickwick [Marion County]
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    • Pickwick [Marion County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Nortac
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pickwick had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickwick have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Poplarville [Pearl River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poplarville
    • Poplarville [Pearl River County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Nortac
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 232 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,899 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Poplarville had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplarville 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 Poplarville<4>
  • Continue List ...
    • Spring Cottage [Marion County]
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      • Spring Cottage [Marion County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Nortac
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Spring Cottage had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Cottage have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
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      • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Nortac
      • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sun had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<4>
    • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish]
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      • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Nortac
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Talisheek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talisheek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talisheek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talisheek<4>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Pearl River County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

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 Nortac, 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nortac) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nortac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7852, Longitude: -89.5667       In this case, the coordinates for Nortac 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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