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1890 Communities Near Palmers Crossing ...

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

  • Eastabuchie [Forrest County]
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    • Eastabuchie [Forrest County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • 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.
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  • Ellisville [Jones County]
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    • Ellisville [Jones County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,559 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ellisville had railroad service and no post office
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  • Hattiesburg [Forrest County]
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    • Hattiesburg [Forrest County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • 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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  • Hillsdale [Pearl River County]
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    • Hillsdale [Pearl River County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Palmers Crossing
    • 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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  • Laurel [Jones County]
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    • Laurel [Jones County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,338 people
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Laurel had a post office and railroad service
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  • Moscos [Covington County]
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    • Moscos [Covington County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Palmers Crossing
    • 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.
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  • Moselle [Jones County]
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    • Moselle [Jones County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Palmers Crossing
    • 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.
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  • Orvisburg [Pearl River County]
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    • Orvisburg [Pearl River County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Palmers Crossing
    • 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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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 Palmers Crossing, 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- Palmers Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmers Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2824, Longitude: -89.2756       In this case, the coordinates for Palmers Crossing 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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