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Carpenter, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Carpenter ...

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

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Carpenter
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carpenter
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carpenter
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carpenter
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carpenter
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carpenter
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carpenter
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carpenter
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Carpenter
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Carpenter
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Perdido had railroad service and no post office
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carpenter
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carpenter
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carpenter
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carpenter
 - Whistler 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 Carpenter, 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 starting in Carpenter. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carpenter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carpenter. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8571, Longitude: -87.8661     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carpenter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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