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1890 Communities Near Sparks Crossing ...

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

Adamsville   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North (N) from Sparks Crossing
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bee House   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Sparks Crossing
 - Bee House had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bend   (San Saba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Sparks Crossing
 - Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertram   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 1,460 people in 2018)
 - Bertram had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluffton   (Llano County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnet   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 1,454 people (with 6,397 people in 2018)
 - Burnet had a post office and railroad service
 
Evant   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 408 people in 2018)
 - Evant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Williamson County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 263 people (with 1,271 people in 2018)
 - Florence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kempner   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Sparks Crossing
 - Kempner had a post office and railroad service
 
Killeen   (Bell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 149,103 people in 2018)
 - Killeen had a post office and railroad service
 
King   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sparks Crossing
 - King had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lampasas   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 2,408 people (with 7,909 people in 2018)
 - Lampasas had a post office and railroad service
 
Lometa   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Sparks Crossing
 - Lometa had a post office and railroad service
 
Mahomet   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Mahomet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maxdale   (Bell County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Maxdale was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparks Crossing
 - Maxdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Naruna   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Naruna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nix   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Sparks Crossing
 - Nix had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakalla   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparks Crossing
 - Oakalla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearl   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Sparks Crossing
 - Pearl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pidcoke   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Pidcoke had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sudduth   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Sparks Crossing
 - Sudduth had railroad service and no post office
 
Sunnylane   (Burnet County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Sparks Crossing
 - Sunnylane had a post office and no railroad service
 
Youngsport   (Bell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Sparks Crossing
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Youngsport 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 Sparks Crossing, 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 from Sparks Crossing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sparks Crossing) 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 Sparks Crossing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sparks Crossing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sparks Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0708, Longitude: -98.1351     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sparks Crossing have been estimated.

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