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1890 Communities Near Centre Ridge ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Centre Ridge
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Centre Ridge
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Centre Ridge
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Centre Ridge
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Centre Ridge
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Centre Ridge
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Centre Ridge
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Centre Ridge
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Centre Ridge
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Centre Ridge
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Centre Ridge
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Centre Ridge
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Centre Ridge
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Centre Ridge
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Centre Ridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Centre Ridge
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Centre Ridge
 - Wingard 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 Centre Ridge, 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 Centre Ridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Centre Ridge) 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 Centre Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Centre Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Centre Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6363, Longitude: -85.9722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Centre Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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