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1890 Communities Near Stephensons ...

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

Brownsville   (Cameron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stephensons
 - 1895 population of 6,134 people (with 183,392 people in 2018)
 - Brownsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hidalgo   (Hidalgo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Stephensons
 - 1895 population of 389 people (with 14,083 people in 2018)
 - Hidalgo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Santa Maria   (Cameron County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Stephensons
 - Santa Maria 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 Stephensons, 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' distance starting from Stephensons. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephensons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephensons. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.1115, Longitude: -97.9133     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephensons have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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