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1890 Communities Near Boykin ...

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

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the Southeast (SE) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boykin
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Boykin
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Boykin
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Boykin
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boykin
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Boykin
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
King's Landing   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - King's Landing had railroad service and no post office
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boykin
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boykin
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Minter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Minter had a post office and railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Boykin
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Boykin
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Boykin
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Boykin
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Boykin
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Boykin
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Boykin
 - 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 Boykin, 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 from Boykin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Boykin) 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 Boykin. 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 Boykin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boykin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0777, Longitude: -87.2806     [Map].

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