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1890 Communities Near Burlington ...

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

Agricola   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Burlington
 - Agricola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Burlington
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burlington
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Burlington
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - 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 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burlington
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Burlington
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Burlington
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burlington
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Burlington
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Burlington
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burlington
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Burlington
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Burlington
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka had a post office and 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 Burlington, 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 stretches from Burlington. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Burlington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burlington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5804, Longitude: -85.9388     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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