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1890 Communities Near Spraberry ...

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

Big Spring   (Howard County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Spraberry
 - 1895 population of 1,158 people (with 28,162 people in 2018)
 - Big Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden City   (Glasscock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spraberry
 - Garden City had a post office and no railroad service
 
Germania   (Midland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spraberry
 - Germania had railroad service and no post office
 
Midland   (Midland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spraberry
 - 1895 population of 722 people (with 142,344 people in 2018)
 - Midland had a post office and railroad service
 
Morita   (Howard County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spraberry
 - Morita had railroad service and no post office
 
Stanton   (Martin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Spraberry
 - Stanton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warfield   (Midland County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Spraberry
 - Warfield had railroad service and no post office

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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 Spraberry, 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 stretches from Spraberry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spraberry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spraberry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9232, Longitude: -101.8257     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spraberry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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