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1890 Communities Near Southdown ...

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

Addicks   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown
 - Addicks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alvin   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Southdown
 - 1895 population of 261 people (with 26,827 people in 2018)
 - Alvin had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcadia   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Southdown
 - Arcadia had a post office and railroad service
 
Arcola   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southdown
 - Arcola had railroad service and no post office
 
Arcola Junction   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Southdown
 - Arcola Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Bonney   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southdown
 - Bonney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chenango   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southdown
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Chenango had a post office and railroad service
 
Clodine   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown
 - Clodine had railroad service and no post office
 
Crabb   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Southdown
 - Crabb had railroad service and no post office
 
Dickinson   (Galveston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Southdown
 - Dickinson had a post office and railroad service
 
Duke   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southdown
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Duke had a post office and railroad service
 
Genoa   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Southdown
 - Genoa had railroad service and no post office
 
Harlem   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Southdown
 - Harlem had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrisburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Southdown
 - 1895 population of 431 people
 - Harrisburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Southdown
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown
 - Jeanetta had railroad service and no post office
 
Liverpool   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Southdown
 - Liverpool had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Park   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Southdown
 - Magnolia Park had railroad service and no post office
 
Pierce Junction   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Southdown
 - Pierce Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Piney Point Village   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Southdown
 - Piney Point Village had railroad service and no post office
 
Red Bluff   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Southdown
 - Red Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sandy Point   (Brazoria County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Southdown
 - 1895 population of 213 people (with 239 people in 2018)
 - Sandy Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Stafford   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Southdown
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Southdown
 - Sugar Land had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thompsons   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Southdown
 - Thompsons 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 Southdown, 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 that stretches from Southdown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southdown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southdown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5732, Longitude: -95.3666     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southdown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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