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1890 Communities Near Oak Grove ...

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

  • Airey [Harrison County]
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    • Airey [Harrison County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the south of Oak Grove
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Airey had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Airey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Avera [Greene County]
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    • Avera [Greene County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Oak Grove
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Avera had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avera have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Oak Grove
    • 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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  • Leaf [Greene County]
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    • Leaf [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the east of Oak Grove
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 37 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Leaf had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leaf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Leakesville [Greene County]
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    • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Oak Grove
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 56 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Leakesville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville 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 Leakesville<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 Oak Grove, 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- Oak Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0363, Longitude: -88.9742       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove 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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