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1890 Communities Near Bulgers ...

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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bulgers
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bulgers
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Bulgers
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bulgers
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bulgers
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Bulgers
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Bulgers
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bulgers
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Bulgers
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Bulgers
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Bulgers
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Bulgers
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Bulgers
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Bulgers
 - Weoka 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 Bulgers, 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 starting from Bulgers. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bulgers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bulgers. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8187, Longitude: -85.9680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bulgers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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