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1890 Communities Near Rocky Springs ...

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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Rocky Springs had a population of 58 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

  • Adams [Hinds County]
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    • Adams [Hinds County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Rocky Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Adams had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
  • Bear Creek [Hinds County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Creek
    • Bear Creek [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Rocky Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bear Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek
  • Bovina [Warren County]
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    • Bovina [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 82 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Bovina had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bovina have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bovina
  • Carlisle [Claiborne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle [Claiborne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Carlisle had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
  • Carpenter [Copiah County]
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    • Carpenter [Copiah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Rocky Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Carpenter had a post office and railroad service
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  • Cayuga [Hinds County]
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    • Cayuga [Hinds County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 38 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Cayuga had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Chapel Hill [Hinds County]
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    • Chapel Hill [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the east of Rocky Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapel Hill
  • Delta [Madison Parish]
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    • Delta [Madison Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 320 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Delta had a post office and railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delta<4>
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    • Gordon [Claiborne County]
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      • Gordon [Claiborne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Gordon had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gordon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordon
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
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      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 148 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Grand Gulf had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hermanville [Claiborne County]
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      • Hermanville [Claiborne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 125 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Hermanville had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermanville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Humphreys [Claiborne County]
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      • Humphreys [Claiborne County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Humphreys had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Humphreys have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ingleside [Claiborne County]
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      • Ingleside [Claiborne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Ingleside had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ingleside have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Learned [Hinds County]
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      • Learned [Hinds County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 119 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Learned had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Learned 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 Learned<4>
    • Myles [Copiah County]
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      • Myles [Copiah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Myles had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myles have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myles
    • Newman [Hinds County]
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      • Newman [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newman had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newman
    • Newmans [Warren County]
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      • Newmans [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Newmans had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newmans have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newmans
    • Oaklawn [Claiborne County]
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      • Oaklawn [Claiborne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Oaklawn had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oaklawn have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oaklawn
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
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      • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 124 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,287 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Port Gibson had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson<4>
    • Reganton [Claiborne County]
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      • Reganton [Claiborne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Reganton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reganton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reganton
    • Russum [Claiborne County]
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      • Russum [Claiborne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 63 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Russum had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russum have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russum
    • Saint Elmo [Claiborne County]
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      • Saint Elmo [Claiborne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 62 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Elmo
    • Stout [Warren County]
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      • Stout [Warren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Stout had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stout have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stout
    • Utica [Hinds County]
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      • Utica [Hinds County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the east of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 370 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 889 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Utica had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Utica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<4>
    • Vicksburg [Warren County]
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      • Vicksburg [Warren County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 13,373 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,351 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Vicksburg had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vicksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vicksburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vicksburg<4>
    • Warrenton [Warren County]
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      • Warrenton [Warren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Warrenton had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrenton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrenton
    • Yokena [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yokena
      • Yokena [Warren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Rocky Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 53 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Yokena had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yokena have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yokena

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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 Rocky Springs, 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' (or 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- Rocky Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rocky Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rocky SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0889, Longitude: -90.8149    
<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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