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1890 Communities Near Spring Creek ...

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

Bend   (San Saba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Spring Creek
 - Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Valley   (Mills County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Creek
 - Big Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brownwood   (Brown County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 2,176 people (with 18,714 people in 2018)
 - Brownwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Ebony   (Mills County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ebony was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Creek
 - Ebony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldthwaite   (Mills County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 1,066 people (with 1,863 people in 2018)
 - Goldthwaite had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Creek   (Brown County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Indian Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lometa   (Lampasas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Creek
 - Lometa had a post office and railroad service
 
Milburn   (McCulloch County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Spring Creek
 - Milburn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mullin   (Mills County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spring Creek
 - Mullin had a post office and railroad service
 
Priddy   (Mills County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Creek
 - Priddy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Regency   (Mills County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Regency was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Creek
 - Regency had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richland Springs   (San Saba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spring Creek
 - Richland Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ricker   (Brown County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricker was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Spring Creek
 - Ricker had railroad service and no post office
 
Rochelle   (McCulloch County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Creek
 - Rochelle had a post office and no railroad service
 
San Saba   (San Saba County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 697 people (with 3,158 people in 2018)
 - San Saba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trickham   (Coleman County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Trickham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williams Ranch   (Mills County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williams Ranch was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 236 people
 - Williams Ranch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zephyr   (Brown County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Spring Creek
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Zephyr 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 Spring Creek, 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 that begins in Spring Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3532, Longitude: -98.8220     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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