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1890 Communities Near Corcoran ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Corcoran
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Corcoran
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Corcoran
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Corcoran
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Corcoran
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Corcoran
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Corcoran
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Corcoran
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Corcoran
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Corcoran
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Corcoran
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Corcoran
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Corcoran
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Corcoran
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Corcoran
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Corcoran
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Corcoran
 - 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 Corcoran, 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 beginning in Corcoran. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Corcoran) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corcoran. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8315, Longitude: -85.9497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corcoran have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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