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1890 Communities Near Abbeville ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Abbeville had a population of 465 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Abbeville had a population of 2,620 people.

Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Abbeville
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abbeville
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Abbeville
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barber   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Abbeville
 - Barber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Abbeville
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blakely (GA)   (Early County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 441 people (with 4,871 people in 2015)
 - Blakely had a post office and railroad service
 
Bluffton (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 298 people (with 101 people in 2015)
 - Bluffton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coleman (GA)   (Randolph County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 149 people in 2000)
 - Coleman had a post office and railroad service
 
Cotton Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Cotton Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Abbeville
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Gaines (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 1,097 people (with 1,129 people in 2015)
 - Fort Gaines had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgetown (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 348 people (with 973 people in 2000)
 - Georgetown had a post office and railroad service
 
Hardwickburg   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Hardwickburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hatcher (GA)   (Quitman County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abbeville
 - Hatcher had railroad service and no post office
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 487 people in 2015)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Abbeville
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Abbeville
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otho   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 90 people
 - Otho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pecan (GA)   (Clay County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Abbeville
 - Pecan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorterville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Shorterville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Abbeville
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tullis   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Abbeville
 - Tullis had railroad service and no post office
 
White Oak   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Abbeville
 - White Oak had railroad service and no post office

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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 Abbeville, 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 from Abbeville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Abbeville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Abbeville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5668, Longitude: -85.2527     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Abbeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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