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1890 Communities Near Brewton ...

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 Brewton had a population of 1,115 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Brewton had a population of 5,434 people.

Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the North (N) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bermuda   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Bermuda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Berrydale (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Brewton
 - Berrydale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brewton
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Brewton
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Chumuckla (FL)   (Santa Rosa County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Chumuckla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brewton
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flomaton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brewton
 - Flomaton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hammac   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Brewton
 - Hammac had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brewton
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brewton
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
McDavid (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - McDavid had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brewton
 - Mount Union 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 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brewton
 - Otahite had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Barren (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 303 people
 - Pine Barren had a post office and railroad service
 
Pollard   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brewton
 - 1895 population of 389 people (with 135 people in 2015)
 - Pollard had a post office and railroad service
 
Range   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brewton
 - Range had a post office and no railroad service
 
Repton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brewton
 - Repton had a post office and railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Brewton
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Brewton
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brewton
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Wallace   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brewton
 - Wallace had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Brewton, 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 Brewton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Brewton) 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 Brewton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brewton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brewton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1111, Longitude: -87.0737     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brewton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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