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1890 Communities Near Appleton ...

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

Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Appleton
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Appleton
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Appleton
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Appleton
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Appleton
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Flomaton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Appleton
 - Flomaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hammac   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Appleton
 - Hammac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Appleton
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Appleton
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
McDavid (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - McDavid had a post office and railroad service
 
Monroeville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 6,110 people in 2015)
 - Monroeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Appleton
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pollard   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Appleton
 - 1895 population of 389 people (with 135 people in 2015)
 - Pollard had a post office and railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Appleton
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Appleton
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Appleton
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Appleton
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Appleton
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Appleton
 - Wallace had a post office and railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Appleton
 - Wilcox 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 Appleton, 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 that starts in Appleton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Appleton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2210, Longitude: -87.1214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Appleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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