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1890 Communities Near Eastland ...

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.

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

Big Lick   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Big Lick had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bon Air   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastland
 - Bon Air had railroad service and no post office
 
Creston   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Eastland
 - Creston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crossville   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 266 people (with 11,554 people in 2018)
 - Crossville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodson   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Dodson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dug Hill   (Putnam County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Dug Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Erasmus   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eastland
 - Erasmus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grapevine   (Bledsoe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Grapevine was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastland
 - Grapevine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Howard Springs   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastland
 - Howard Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lantana   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eastland
 - Lantana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Methodist   (White County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Methodist was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Eastland
 - Methodist had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Gilead   (Cumberland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mount Gilead was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eastland
 - Mount Gilead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Music   (Cumberland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Music was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eastland
 - Music had a post office and no railroad service
 
Neverfail   (Cumberland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Neverfail was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Eastland
 - Neverfail had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newton   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Eastland
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearson   (Bledsoe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Pearson was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastland
 - Pearson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perilla   (White County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Perilla was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Eastland
 - Perilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 568 people in 2018)
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pomona   (Cumberland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Eastland
 - Pomona had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Hill   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - River Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Seals   (Bledsoe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Seals was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastland
 - Seals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 712 people (with 4,945 people in 2018)
 - Sparta had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweetgum   (Van Buren County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Eastland
 - Sweetgum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Taylors   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Eastland
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Taylors had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winesap   (Bledsoe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eastland
 - Winesap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wyatt   (Cumberland County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Wyatt was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eastland
 - Wyatt had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yankeetown   (White County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Eastland
 - Yankeetown had a post office and no railroad service

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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 Eastland, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Eastland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eastland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eastland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8981, Longitude: -85.2369     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eastland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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