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1890 Communities Near Camden ...

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 Camden had a population of 545 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Camden had a population of 1,930 people.

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Camden
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camden
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Camden
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Camden
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Camden
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camden
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Camden
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Camden
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camden
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Camden
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Camden
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Camden
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Camden
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Camden
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Camden
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Camden, 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' (or point-to-point) distance from Camden. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Camden) 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 Camden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Camden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0007, Longitude: -87.2966     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Camden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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