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1890 Communities Near Crenshaw ...

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>


Crenshaw itself is historic and was described in the Rand McNally Atlas as having a population of 29 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the South (S) from Crenshaw
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crenshaw
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crenshaw
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crenshaw
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Crenshaw
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Crenshaw
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crenshaw
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Crenshaw
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Crenshaw
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Crenshaw
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Crenshaw
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Crenshaw, 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 Crenshaw. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Crenshaw) 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 Crenshaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crenshaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crenshaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2999, Longitude: -87.6158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crenshaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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