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1890 Communities Near Brooklyn ...

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 Brooklyn had a population of 185 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East (E) from Brooklyn
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brooklyn
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brooklyn
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brooklyn
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Brooklyn
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brewton   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brooklyn
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 5,434 people in 2015)
 - Brewton had a post office and railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Brooklyn
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklyn
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brooklyn
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Brooklyn
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Brooklyn
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklyn
 - Industry 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Brooklyn
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Brooklyn
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklyn
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Brooklyn
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklyn
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Brooklyn
 - 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Brooklyn
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Brooklyn
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Brooklyn
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklyn
 - Shell 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 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Brooklyn
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Brooklyn
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Brooklyn
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brooklyn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2627, Longitude: -86.7711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brooklyn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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