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Our Genealogy Helper for Old Avera ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Old Avera (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Old Avera. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Old Avera is located in Greene County.

To see how the shape of Mississippi's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Greene County: Mobile (AL), Washington (AL), George, Perry & Wayne.

Below are the counties that are near Old Avera. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Old Avera:

  • Greene County     (The home county of Old Avera)
    • Clark [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clark
      • Clark [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clark
    • Carson City [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson City
      • Carson City [Greene County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Old Avera
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson City
    • State Line [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Line
      • State Line [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line
    • Leakesville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leakesville
      • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leakesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<3>
    • Brown Town [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brown Town
      • Brown Town [Greene County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brown Town
    • McLain [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McLain
      • McLain [Greene County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southwest of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 436 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McLain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McLain
  • Clarke County
    • Shubuta [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shubuta
      • Shubuta [Clarke County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 406 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shubuta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shubuta
  • Forrest County
    • Petal [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petal
      • Petal [Forrest County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the west of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petal<3>
  • George County
    • Lucedale [George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucedale
      • Lucedale [George County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucedale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucedale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lucedale<3>
    • Agricola [George County]
  • Jones County
    • Ellisville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellisville
      • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellisville<3>
    • Laurel [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Jones County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<3>
    • Sandersville [Jones County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandersville
      • Sandersville [Jones County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 728 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandersville
  • Perry County
    • Richton [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richton
      • Richton [Perry County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the west of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richton<3>
    • Beaumont [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaumont
      • Beaumont [Perry County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 914 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaumont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaumont
    • Wingate [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wingate
      • Wingate [Perry County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wingate
    • New Augusta [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Augusta
      • New Augusta [Perry County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 601 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Augusta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Augusta<3>
  • Wayne County
    • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinsons Junction
      • Robinsons Junction [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinsons Junction
    • Clara [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clara
      • Clara [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clara
    • Mulberry [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
    • Waynesboro [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
      • Waynesboro [Wayne County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<3>
  • Choctaw County (AL)
    • Aquilla [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aquilla
      • Aquilla [Choctaw County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aquilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aquilla
    • Cullomburg [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cullomburg
      • Cullomburg [Choctaw County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullomburg
    • Silas [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silas
      • Silas [Choctaw County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silas<3>
    • Gilbertown [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbertown
      • Gilbertown [Choctaw County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 193 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilbertown<3>
    • Toxey [Choctaw County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toxey
      • Toxey [Choctaw County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toxey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toxey
  • Clarke County (AL)
    • Coffeeville [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffeeville
      • Coffeeville [Clarke County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffeeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffeeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coffeeville<3>
  • Mobile County (AL)
    • Citronelle [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Citronelle
      • Citronelle [Mobile County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,861 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Citronelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Citronelle<3>
    • Calvert [Mobile County]
    • Mount Vernon [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Mobile County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<3>
    • Wilmer [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmer
      • Wilmer [Mobile County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmer<3>
    • Bucks [Mobile County]
  • Washington County (AL)
    • Yellow Pine [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Pine
      • Yellow Pine [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Pine
    • Fruitdale [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitdale
      • Fruitdale [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fruitdale
    • Vinegar Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Bend
      • Vinegar Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Bend
    • Deer Park [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
    • Tibbie [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tibbie
      • Tibbie [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tibbie
    • Chatom [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatom
      • Chatom [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,182 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatom<3>
    • Barlow [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Washington County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow
    • Mehaffey [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mehaffey
      • Mehaffey [Washington County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
    • Millry [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millry
      • Millry [Washington County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millry<3>
    • Hobson [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobson
      • Hobson [Washington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobson
    • Sims Chapel [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sims Chapel
      • Sims Chapel [Washington County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sims Chapel
    • Bigbee [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bigbee
      • Bigbee [Washington County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bigbee
    • McIntosh [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh [Washington County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
      • Estimated population in 2019: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntosh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<3>

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Old Avera, see our County-by-County Page for Old Avera.

Newspapers Published in Old Avera ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 48 newspapers that have been published in the area around Old Avera.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Old Avera, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Old Avera.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Old Avera:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Alabama
    • Stories from Mississippi

Cemeteries Near Old Avera ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Old Avera.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Old Avera covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Avera Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Avera Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Avera Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avera Cemetery
  • Simpson Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Simpson Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Simpson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simpson Cemetery
  • Slay Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Slay Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Slay Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slay Cemetery
  • Freefield Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Freefield Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Freefield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freefield Cemetery
  • Odom Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Odom Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Odom Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odom Cemetery
  • Griffin Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Griffin Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Griffin Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Johnson Creek Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnson Creek Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Johnson Creek Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Creek Cemetery
    • Fellowship Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fellowship Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fellowship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fellowship Cemetery
    • Adamsville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Adamsville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Adamsville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adamsville Cemetery
    • Kittrell Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kittrell Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kittrell Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittrell Cemetery
    • Platt Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Platt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Platt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Platt Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platt Cemetery
    • Dunn Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dunn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dunn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Dunn Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn Cemetery
    • Indian Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Indian Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Indian Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Indian Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the west of Old Avera.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Hill Cemetery
    • Providence Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Providence Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Providence Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Providence Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence Cemetery
    • State Line Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the State Line Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the State Line Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • State Line Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line Cemetery

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've 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. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Old Avera in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Old Avera.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Old Avera, with the one closest to Old Avera listed first.

  • Adamsville [Greene County] - Historic
    • While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adamsville
    • Adamsville [Greene County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Kittrell [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kittrell
    • Kittrell [Greene County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kittrell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kittrell
  • State Line [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for State Line
    • State Line [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 275 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 556 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, State Line had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for State Line have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Line
  • Yellow Pine [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Pine
    • Yellow Pine [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Old Avera
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Yellow Pine had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Pine
  • Avera [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avera
    • Avera [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Old Avera
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avera
  • Escatawpa [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
    • Escatawpa [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 103 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Escatawpa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Escatawpa
  • Continue List ...
    • Henderson [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henderson
      • Henderson [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Old Avera
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Leakesville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leakesville
      • Leakesville [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Old Avera
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leakesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leakesville<3>
    • Vinegar Bend [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinegar Bend
      • Vinegar Bend [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinegar Bend
    • Deer Park [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Park
      • Deer Park [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Old Avera
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 60 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Park
    • Winchester [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 44 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Winchester had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Denham [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denham
      • Denham [Wayne County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Denham had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denham
    • Waynesboro [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
      • Waynesboro [Wayne County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the north of Old Avera
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 458 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,805 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Waynesboro had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<3>
    • Millry [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millry
      • Millry [Washington County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 20 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 497 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Millry had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millry<3>
    • Healing Springs [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Healing Springs
      • Healing Springs [Washington County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the northeast of Old Avera
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Healing Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Healing Springs

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Old Avera. See our List of 1890's Communities around Old Avera.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Old Avera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Avera. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3610, Longitude: -88.5670       In this case, the coordinates for Old Avera have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>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.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 Old Avera, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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