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1890 Communities Near Antioch ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Antioch
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Antioch
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Antioch
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Antioch
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Antioch
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Antioch
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Antioch
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Antioch
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Antioch
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Antioch
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Antioch
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Antioch
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Antioch
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Antioch
 - Wingard 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 Antioch, 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 starts in Antioch. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7590, Longitude: -85.8891     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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