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1890 Communities Near Creola ...

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, Creola had a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Creola had a population of 1,955 people.

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the East (E) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Creola
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Creola
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Creola
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Creola
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Creola
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Creola
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Creola
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Creola
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Creola
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Creola
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Perdido had railroad service and no post office
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Creola
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Creola
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Creola
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Creola
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Creola
 - Whistler had a post office and 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 Creola, 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 Creola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Creola) 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 Creola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8903, Longitude: -88.0101     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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