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1890 Communities Near Asahel ...

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

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Asahel
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Asahel
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asahel
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Asahel
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Asahel
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finchburg   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Finchburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asahel
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asahel
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lovan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lovan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Asahel
 - Lovan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Asahel
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natchez   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Asahel
 - Natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Asahel
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asahel
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Asahel
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Asahel
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Asahel
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asahel
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkestan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Turkestan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asahel
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asahel
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Asahel
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Asahel, 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 Asahel. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Asahel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asahel. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8679, Longitude: -87.4208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asahel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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