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Asbury, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Asbury ...

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 in 1895, Asbury had a post office and no railroad service.

Abbeville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 465 people (with 2,620 people in 2015)
 - Abbeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asbury
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Balkum   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asbury
 - Balkum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Asbury
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asbury
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clopton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Clopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Asbury
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asbury
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrenceville   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Lawrenceville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 487 people in 2015)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oateston   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Asbury
 - Oateston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Asbury
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Asbury
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Asbury
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Asbury
 - Tidwell 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 Asbury, 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 Asbury. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Asbury) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Asbury. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5118, Longitude: -85.5452     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Asbury have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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