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1890 Communities Near Awin ...

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, Awin had a post office and no railroad service.

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bolling   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bolling had a post office and railroad service
 
Butler Springs   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Butler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Awin
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farmersville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Farmersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Home   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Forest Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Furman   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harmony   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Awin
 - Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herbert   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Herbert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manningham   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Manningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Awin
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Minter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Minter had a post office and railroad service
 
Monterey   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 280 people
 - Monterey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Apple   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 126 people in 2015)
 - Pine Apple had a post office and railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Awin
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Awin
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Awin
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shacklesville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Awin
 - Shacklesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Awin
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Awin
 - Starlington 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Awin
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Awin
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull 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 Awin, 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Awin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Awin) 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 Awin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Awin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Awin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8379, Longitude: -86.9489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Awin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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