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1890 Communities Near North Union ...

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

  • Acona [Holmes County]
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    • Acona [Holmes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Acona had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Beatty [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beatty
    • Beatty [Carroll County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Beatty had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beatty have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Chita [Attala County] - Historic
    • While Chita was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chita
    • Chita [Attala County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of North Union
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chita had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chita have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Durant [Holmes County]
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    • Durant [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,259 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,262 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Durant had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durant 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 Durant<4>
  • Emory [Holmes County]
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    • Emory [Holmes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Emory had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory
  • Ethel [Attala County]
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    • Ethel [Attala County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the east of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 385 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Ethel had a post office and railroad service
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  • Foltz [Montgomery County]
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    • Foltz [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of North Union
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Foltz had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foltz have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foltz
  • Franklin [Holmes County]
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    • Franklin [Holmes County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 42 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Franklin had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
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      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 267 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 165 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, French Camp had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<4>
    • Goodman [Holmes County]
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      • Goodman [Holmes County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 54 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,164 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Goodman had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodman 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 Goodman<4>
    • Hesterville [Attala County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hesterville
      • Hesterville [Attala County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hesterville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hesterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Huntsville [Montgomery County]
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      • Huntsville [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 76 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Huntsville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Kilmichael [Montgomery County]
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      • Kilmichael [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kilmichael had a post office and railroad service
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    • Kosciusko [Attala County]
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      • Kosciusko [Attala County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,394 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,720 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Kosciusko had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kosciusko have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kosciusko
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kosciusko<4>
    • Lexington [Holmes County]
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      • Lexington [Holmes County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,075 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,453 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lexington had a post office and railroad service
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<4>
    • McAdams [Attala County]
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      • McAdams [Attala County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McAdams had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McAdams have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McCool [Attala County]
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      • McCool [Attala County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the east of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 246 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, McCool had a post office and railroad service
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    • McVille [Attala County]
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      • McVille [Attala County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McVille had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McVille have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newport [Attala County]
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      • Newport [Attala County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 52 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Newtonville [Attala County] - Historic
      • While Newtonville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newtonville
      • Newtonville [Attala County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Poplar Creek [Montgomery County]
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      • Poplar Creek [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 76 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Poplar Creek had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Creek
    • Sallis [Attala County]
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      • Sallis [Attala County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 156 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sallis had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sallis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sallis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sallis<4>
    • Smyrna [Attala County]
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      • Smyrna [Attala County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of North Union
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Smyrna had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smyrna have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Vaiden [Carroll County]
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      • Vaiden [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 533 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 957 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vaiden had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vaiden 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 Vaiden<4>
    • Winona [Montgomery County]
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      • Winona [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of North Union
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,648 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,964 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Winona had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winona<4>

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Union. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2015, Longitude: -89.6959       In this case, the coordinates for North Union 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.
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