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1890 Communities Near Daphne ...

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 Daphne had a population of 549 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Daphne had a population of 24,896 people.

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bon Secour   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Daphne
 - Bon Secour had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Daphne
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Daphne
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Daphne
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Daphne
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Daphne
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Daphne
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Daphne
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daphne
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Daphne
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Daphne
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Daphne
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Daphne
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daphne
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daphne
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Daphne
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Swift   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Daphne
 - Swift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Daphne
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Daphne
 - Whistler had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Daphne: www.daphneal.com/

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Daphne, 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 begins in Daphne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Daphne) 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 Daphne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Daphne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daphne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6297, Longitude: -87.8891     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Daphne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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