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1890 Communities Near Coker ...

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, Coker had a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Coker had a population of 978 people.

Bell   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Coker
 - Bell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Coker
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brookwood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Coker
 - Brookwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Coaling   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 116 people (with 1,648 people in 2015)
 - Coaling had a post office and railroad service
 
Cottondale   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - Cottondale had a post office and railroad service
 
Englewood   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Coker
 - Englewood had railroad service and no post office
 
Foster's   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Foster's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordo   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 106 people (with 1,687 people in 2015)
 - Gordo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hull   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 360 people
 - Hull had a post office and railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lubbub   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Lubbub had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moore's Bridge   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Moore's Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Lexington   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - New Lexington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newtonville   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Newtonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Northport   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 413 people (with 24,772 people in 2015)
 - Northport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Coker
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Powers   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Coker
 - Powers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Reform   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 28 people (with 1,632 people in 2015)
 - Reform had a post office and no railroad service
 
Romulus   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Coker
 - Romulus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Samantha   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Coker
 - Samantha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sylvan   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Sylvan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuscaloosa   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 4,215 people (with 98,332 people in 2015)
 - Tuscaloosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Coker
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
University   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Coker
 - University 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 Coker, 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 from Coker. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coker) 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 Coker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2444, Longitude: -87.6811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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