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1890 Communities Near Armstrong ...

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

Aberfoil   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Aberfoil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Armstrong
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Armstrong
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Armstrong
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Armstrong
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Davis   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Armstrong
 - Fort Davis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Armstrong
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Guerryton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Guerryton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hector   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Armstrong
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Armstrong
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Armstrong
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Armstrong
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Thompson   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Thompson had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Notch   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Three Notch had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Uchee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Uchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Springs   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 2,049 people (with 3,919 people in 2015)
 - Union Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Armstrong
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand 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 Armstrong, 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 beginning in Armstrong. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Armstrong) 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 Armstrong. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Armstrong

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armstrong. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2396, Longitude: -85.6577     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Armstrong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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