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1890 Communities Near Abanda ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abanda
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abanda
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abanda
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abanda
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Abanda
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Abanda
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abanda
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abanda
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Abanda
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Abanda
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Abanda
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Abanda
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abanda
 - West had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abanda
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Abanda, 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 starts in Abanda. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Abanda) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Abanda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Abanda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abanda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1012, Longitude: -85.5294     [Map].

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