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Carpenter, Alabama
(Washington County)

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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.

Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carpenter
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carpenter
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carpenter
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carpenter
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Kittrell (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carpenter
 - Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carpenter
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carpenter
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carpenter
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carpenter
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Carpenter
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carpenter
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carpenter
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Carpenter
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carpenter
 - Yellow Pine 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Carpenter. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 31.5416, Longitude: -88.2364     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carpenter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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