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1890 Communities Near Carson ...

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 in 1895, Carson had a post office and railroad service.

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the East (E) from Carson
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barlow Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Barlow Bend had a post office and railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Carson
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Carson
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carson
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carson
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Carson
 - 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 East Northeast (ENE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Carson
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carson
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carson
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carson
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Carson
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Carson
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Carson
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Carson
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Carson
 - 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 Carson, 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 that stretches from Carson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4724, Longitude: -87.9414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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