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1890 Communities Near Snyder ...

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

Cone   (Crosby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Snyder
 - Cone had railroad service and no post office
 
Della Plain   (Floyd County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Della Plain was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Snyder
 - Della Plain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Estacado   (Crosby County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Estacado was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Snyder
 - 1895 population of 238 people
 - Estacado had a post office and no railroad service
 
Floydada   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Snyder
 - Floydada had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hale City   (Hale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hale City was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Snyder
 - Hale City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lockney   (Floyd County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Snyder
 - Lockney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plainview   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Snyder
 - Plainview 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 Snyder, 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' distance starting from Snyder. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Snyder) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snyder. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1081, Longitude: -101.7310     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snyder have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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