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1890 Communities Near South Bend ...

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

Alvin   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 261 people (with 26,827 people in 2018)
 - Alvin had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcadia   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Bend
 - Arcadia had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcola   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Bend
 - Arcola had railroad service and no post office
 
Arcola Junction   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Bend
 - Arcola Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bonney   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Bend
 - Bonney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bayou   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from South Bend
 - Cedar Bayou had railroad service and no post office
 
Crosby   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bend
 - Crosby had a post office and railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from South Bend
 - Dickinson had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Genoa   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bend
 - Genoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Harrisburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 431 people
 - Harrisburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Hitchcock   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from South Bend
 - Hitchcock had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 27,557 people (with 2,325,502 people in 2018)
 - Houston had a post office and railroad service
 
Jeanetta   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Bend
 - Jeanetta had railroad service and no post office
 
La Marque   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from South Bend
 - La Marque had a post office and no railroad service
 
Liverpool   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from South Bend
 - Liverpool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lynchburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Lynchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Park   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from South Bend
 - Magnolia Park had railroad service and no post office
 
Pierce Junction   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from South Bend
 - Pierce Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Piney Point Village   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from South Bend
 - Piney Point Village had railroad service and no post office
 
Red Bluff   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from South Bend
 - Red Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy Point   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from South Bend
 - 1895 population of 213 people (with 239 people in 2018)
 - Sandy Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Sheldon   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from South Bend
 - Sheldon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stafford   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from South Bend
 - 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 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from South Bend
 - 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 South Bend, 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 South Bend. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5748, Longitude: -95.2100     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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