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1890 Communities Near Carlton ...

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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carlton
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barlow Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Barlow Bend had a post office and railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carlton
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carlton
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carlton
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carlton
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Claiborne   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Claiborne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carlton
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carlton
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carlton
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Perdue Hill   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 282 people
 - Perdue Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carlton
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carlton
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carlton
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carlton
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carlton
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Carlton
 - Winn 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 Carlton, 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 Carlton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carlton) 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 Carlton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carlton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carlton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3437, Longitude: -87.8456     [Map].

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