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

Bassett   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - Bassett had a post office and railroad service
 
Boston   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Boston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bryans Mill   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 109 people
 - Bryans Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Corley   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Spanish Bluff
 - Corley had a post office and railroad service
 
Dalby Springs   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 186 people
 - Dalby Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
De Kalb   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 420 people (with 1,622 people in 2018)
 - De Kalb had a post office and railroad service
 
Douglassville   (Cass County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South (S) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 350 people (with 224 people in 2018)
 - Douglassville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eylau   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Eylau had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooks   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Hooks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lydia   (Red River County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - Lydia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malta   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - Malta had railroad service and no post office
 
Mandeville (AR)   (Miller County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Spanish Bluff
 - Mandeville had railroad service and no post office
 
Millwood (AR)   (Little River County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Millwood had a post office and railroad service
 
New Boston   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 382 people (with 4,678 people in 2018)
 - New Boston had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Spanish Bluff
 - Oak Grove had railroad service and no post office
 
Ogden (AR)   (Little River County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Spanish Bluff
 - Ogden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peytonville (AR)   (Little River County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Peytonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rankin (AR)   (Little River County (AR)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Rankin was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Rankin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond (AR)   (Little River County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 307 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rocky Comfort (AR)   (Little River County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 234 people
 - Rocky Comfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simms   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spanish Bluff
 - Simms had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulphur   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Sulphur had railroad service and no post office
 
Texarkana   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 6,380 people (with 37,295 people in 2018)
 - Texarkana had a post office and railroad service
 
Texarkana (AR)   (Miller County (AR))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spanish Bluff
 - 1895 population of 3,528 people (with 29,972 people in 2018)
 - Texarkana had a post office and railroad service
 
Whaley   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spanish Bluff
 - Whaley had railroad service and no post office
 
Woodstock   (Bowie County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spanish Bluff
 - Woodstock 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 Spanish 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Spanish Bluff. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spanish Bluff) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5429, Longitude: -94.3863     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spanish Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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