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1890 Communities Near Beda ...

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, Beda had a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Beda
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Beda
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Beda
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) from Beda
 - 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 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Beda
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Beda
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ealum (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beda
 - Ealum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Beda
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Beda
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Beda
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Beda
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Beda
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Beda
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mossy Head (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beda
 - Mossy Head had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Beda
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Beda
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Otahite (FL)   (Okaloosa County (FL)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Otahite was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Beda
 - Otahite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) from Beda
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Beda
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Beda
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Beda
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Beda
 - Wiggins 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 Beda, 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 begins in Beda. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beda) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0510, Longitude: -86.5827     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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