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1890 Communities Near Almond ...

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 Almond had a population of 48 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Ashland   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 635 people (with 1,983 people in 2015)
 - Ashland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Almond
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Almond
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Almond
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Almond
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dingler   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Dingler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Almond
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Almond
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Almond
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gibsonville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Almond
 - Gibsonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lineville   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 234 people (with 2,319 people in 2015)
 - Lineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Almond
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mellow Valley   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mellow Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ofelia   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Almond
 - Ofelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Almond
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Almond
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Almond
 - 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 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Almond
 - 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 Almond, 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 that begins in Almond. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Almond) 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 Almond. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Almond

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Almond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1465, Longitude: -85.6216     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Almond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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