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1890 Communities Near Springtown ...

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

Alexander   (Erath County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 381 people
 - Alexander had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlton   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 161 people
 - Carlton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cranfills Gap   (Bosque County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 39 people (with 285 people in 2018)
 - Cranfills Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dublin   (Erath County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 2,025 people (with 3,604 people in 2018)
 - Dublin had a post office and railroad service
 
Duffau   (Erath County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 263 people
 - Duffau had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evant   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 408 people in 2018)
 - Evant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairy   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Springtown
 - Fairy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fleming   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Springtown
 - Fleming had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gentrys Mill   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Gentrys Mill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gustine   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Springtown
 - Gustine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamilton   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 726 people (with 3,016 people in 2018)
 - Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harbin   (Erath County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Springtown
 - Harbin had railroad service and no post office
 
Hazeldell   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hazeldell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hico   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 649 people (with 1,388 people in 2018)
 - Hico had a post office and railroad service
 
Indian Gap   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Springtown
 - Indian Gap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Iredell   (Bosque County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 251 people (with 343 people in 2018)
 - Iredell had a post office and railroad service
 
Jonesboro   (Coryell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 207 people
 - Jonesboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamkin   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Springtown
 - Lamkin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lanham   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Springtown
 - Lanham had a post office and no railroad service
 
McGirk   (Hamilton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While McGirk was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Springtown
 - McGirk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newburg   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Springtown
 - Newburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ohio   (Hamilton County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ohio was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Springtown
 - Ohio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pottsville   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 216 people
 - Pottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Priddy   (Mills County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Springtown
 - Priddy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Proctor   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Springtown
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Proctor had a post office and railroad service
 
Shive   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Springtown
 - Shive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilson   (Comanche County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Springtown
 - Wilson 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 Springtown, 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 in Springtown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Springtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springtown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8021, Longitude: -98.1898     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Springtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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