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1890 Communities Near Alberton ...

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 Alberton had a population of 53 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the West (W) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alberton
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Alberton
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alberton
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alberton
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alberton
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alberton
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Alberton
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Alberton
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alberton
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Alberton
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alberton
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alberton
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Alberton
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Alberton
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Alberton
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Alberton
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Alberton
 - Wiggins 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 Alberton, 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 starting from Alberton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alberton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2779, Longitude: -86.1258     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alberton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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