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1890 Communities Near Songwood ...

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

Addicks   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the West (W) from Songwood
 - Addicks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aldine   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Songwood
 - Aldine had railroad service and no post office
 
Arcola   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Songwood
 - Arcola had railroad service and no post office
 
Arcola Junction   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Songwood
 - Arcola Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Cedar Bayou   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Songwood
 - Cedar Bayou had railroad service and no post office
 
Clodine   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West (W) from Songwood
 - Clodine had railroad service and no post office
 
Crosby   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Songwood
 - Crosby had a post office and railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Songwood
 - Dickinson had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Genoa   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Songwood
 - Genoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Harrisburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 431 people
 - Harrisburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 27,557 people (with 2,325,502 people in 2018)
 - Houston had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Songwood
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Humble   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Songwood
 - Humble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jeanetta   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Songwood
 - Jeanetta had railroad service and no post office
 
Lynchburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Lynchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Park   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Songwood
 - Magnolia Park had railroad service and no post office
 
Mont Belvieu   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Songwood
 - Mont Belvieu had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Caney   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Songwood
 - New Caney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pierce Junction   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Songwood
 - Pierce Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Piney Point Village   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Songwood
 - Piney Point Village had railroad service and no post office
 
Red Bluff   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Songwood
 - Red Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheldon   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Songwood
 - Sheldon had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Stafford   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Songwood
 - 1895 population of 57 people (with 18,312 people in 2018)
 - Stafford had a post office and railroad service
 
Sugar Land   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Songwood
 - Sugar Land 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 Songwood, 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 that stretches from Songwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Songwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Songwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7766, Longitude: -95.2472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Songwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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