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1890 Communities Near Spring Lakes ...

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

Addicks   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Spring Lakes
 - Addicks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aldine   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Lakes
 - Aldine had railroad service and no post office
 
Cleveland   (Liberty County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Spring Lakes
 - Cleveland had a post office and railroad service
 
Clodine   (Fort Bend County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Lakes
 - Clodine had railroad service and no post office
 
Conroe   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Spring Lakes
 - Conroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Crosby   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Lakes
 - Crosby had a post office and railroad service
 
Cypress   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Spring Lakes
 - Cypress had railroad service and no post office
 
Egypt   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Lakes
 - Egypt had railroad service and no post office
 
Harrisburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 431 people
 - Harrisburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Hockley   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 296 people
 - Hockley had a post office and railroad service
 
Houston   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 27,557 people (with 2,325,502 people in 2018)
 - Houston had a post office and railroad service
 
Huffman   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Spring Lakes
 - Huffman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Humble   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Spring Lakes
 - Humble had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jeanetta   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Lakes
 - Jeanetta had railroad service and no post office
 
Lynchburg   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Lynchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Park   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Lakes
 - Magnolia Park had railroad service and no post office
 
Montgomery   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 921 people (with 1,034 people in 2018)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
New Caney   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Spring Lakes
 - New Caney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pierce Junction   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) from Spring Lakes
 - Pierce Junction had railroad service and no post office
 
Piney Point Village   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Spring Lakes
 - Piney Point Village had railroad service and no post office
 
Red Bluff   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Spring Lakes
 - Red Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 236 people
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheldon   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Spring Lakes
 - Sheldon had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Spring had a post office and railroad service
 
Waller   (Waller County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) from Spring Lakes
 - Waller had a post office and railroad service
 
Westfield   (Harris County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Westfield had railroad service and no post office
 
Willis   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Spring Lakes
 - 1895 population of 832 people (with 6,508 people in 2018)
 - Willis 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 Lakes, 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 starting from Spring Lakes. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring Lakes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Lakes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0669, Longitude: -95.4247     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Lakes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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