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1890 Communities Near Sowells Bluff ...

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

Bailey   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the South (S) from Sowells Bluff
 - Bailey had a post office and railroad service
 
Bells   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 429 people (with 1,494 people in 2018)
 - Bells had a post office and railroad service
 
Bonham   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 3,361 people (with 10,372 people in 2018)
 - Bonham had a post office and railroad service
 
Denison   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 10,958 people (with 25,118 people in 2018)
 - Denison had a post office and railroad service
 
Direct   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Direct had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dodd City   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 333 people (with 385 people in 2018)
 - Dodd City had a post office and railroad service
 
Duplex   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Duplex had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ector   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sowells Bluff
 - Ector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elwood   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Elwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gober   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Gober had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honey Grove   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 1,828 people (with 1,712 people in 2018)
 - Honey Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Ida   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sowells Bluff
 - Ida had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ivanhoe   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Ivanhoe had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kentucky Town   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Kentucky Town had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamasco   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Lamasco had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lannius   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Lannius had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monkstown   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Sowells Bluff
 - Monkstown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mulberry   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sowells Bluff
 - Mulberry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orangeville   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Orangeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Randolph   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Sowells Bluff
 - Randolph had a post office and railroad service
 
Ravenna   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 237 people (with 220 people in 2018)
 - Ravenna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ray   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Sowells Bluff
 - Ray had a post office and no railroad service
 
Savoy   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 344 people (with 854 people in 2018)
 - Savoy had a post office and railroad service
 
Selfs   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Selfs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Telephone   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Sowells Bluff
 - Telephone had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitewright   (Grayson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sowells Bluff
 - 1895 population of 880 people (with 1,703 people in 2018)
 - Whitewright had a post office and railroad service
 
Windom   (Fannin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sowells Bluff
 - Windom 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 Sowells Bluff, 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 from Sowells Bluff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sowells Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sowells Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sowells Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sowells Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7503, Longitude: -96.1948     [Map].

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