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1890 Communities Near Browns ...

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 Browns had a population of 72 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Browns
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Browns
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Cahaba   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cahaba was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Cahaba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Browns
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Browns
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Browns
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Browns
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Browns
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Browns
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Browns
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Browns
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Browns
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Browns
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Browns
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Browns
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Browns
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Browns
 - Whitsitt 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 Browns, 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 Browns. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Browns) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Browns. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Browns

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Browns. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4368, Longitude: -87.3661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Browns have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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