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1890 Communities Near Oak Bowery ...

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

  • Acme [Jasper County] - Historic
    • While Acme was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
    • Acme [Jasper County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Acme had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acme have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Amy [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amy
    • Amy [Jones County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Amy had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amy
  • Bezer [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bezer
    • Bezer [Smith County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bezer
  • Bunker Hill [Smith County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bunker Hill
    • Bunker Hill [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Bowery
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bunker Hill
  • Eastabuchie [Forrest County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastabuchie
    • Eastabuchie [Forrest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Oak Bowery
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastabuchie
  • Ellisville [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Oak Bowery
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ellisville had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<4>
  • Errata [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Errata
    • Errata [Jones County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 51 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Errata had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Errata have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Errata
  • Gitano [Jones County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gitano
    • Gitano [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gitano
  • Continue List ...
    • Hamlet [Jasper County] - Historic
      • While Hamlet was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlet
      • Hamlet [Jasper County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hamlet had a post office and no railroad service
    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hattiesburg
      • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Oak Bowery
      • 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
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hattiesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hattiesburg<4>
    • Jaynesville [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jaynesville
      • Jaynesville [Simpson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Bowery
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jaynesville
    • Lake Como [Jasper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Como
      • Lake Como [Jasper County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 74 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lake Como had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Como
    • Laurel [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Jones County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Oak Bowery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Laurel had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<4>
    • Magee [Simpson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magee
      • Magee [Simpson County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Bowery
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<4>
    • Mize [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mize
      • Mize [Smith County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Bowery
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<4>
    • Moscos [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscos
      • Moscos [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Oak Bowery
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscos
    • Moselle [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moselle
      • Moselle [Jones County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Oak Bowery
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Bowery
      • 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
    • Ora [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ora
      • Ora [Covington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the west of Oak Bowery
      • 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
    • Raleigh [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raleigh
      • Raleigh [Smith County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 200 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,411 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Raleigh had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<4>
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 150 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sandersville had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
    • Soso [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soso
      • Soso [Jones County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 394 people
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Soso had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soso
    • Sylvarena [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvarena
      • Sylvarena [Smith County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 41 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 104 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Sylvarena had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvarena have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvarena
    • Taylorsville [Smith County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
      • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Oak Bowery
      • 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>
    • Williamsburg [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
      • Williamsburg [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Oak Bowery
      • 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 Oak Bowery, 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Bowery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Bowery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6193, Longitude: -89.3892       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Bowery 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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