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1890 Communities Near Flatwood ...

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

Atoka   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South Southeast (SSE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 188 people (with 9,397 people in 2018)
 - Atoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Barretville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Flatwood
 - Barretville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bride   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwood
 - Bride had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brighton   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 214 people (with 2,921 people in 2018)
 - Brighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Burlison   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwood
 - Burlison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Covington   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 1,067 people (with 8,780 people in 2018)
 - Covington had a post office and railroad service
 
Detroit   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Flatwood
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Drummonds   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flatwood
 - Drummonds had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Pillow   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Fort Pillow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fulton   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 134 people
 - Fulton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 152 people (with 302 people in 2018)
 - Garland had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - gilt edge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Golden Lake (AR)   (Mississippi County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Golden Lake had a post office and no railroad service
 
Idaville   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 71 people
 - Idaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kerrville   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Kerrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mack   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flatwood
 - Mack had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millington   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 104 people (with 10,685 people in 2018)
 - Millington had a post office and railroad service
 
Munford   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Flatwood
 - Munford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nodena (AR)   (Mississippi County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Nodena had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecan Point (AR)   (Mississippi County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Pecan Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quito   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flatwood
 - Quito had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randolph   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Randolph had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosemark   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Flatwood
 - Rosemark had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sans Souci (AR)   (Mississippi County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Flatwood
 - Sans Souci had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tipton   (Tipton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Flatwood
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Tipton had a post office and 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 Flatwood, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Flatwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flatwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5234, Longitude: -89.8287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flatwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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