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1890 Communities Near Davenport ...

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

Ada   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Ada had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davenport
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Daisy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Davenport
 - Daisy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fleta   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davenport
 - Fleta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Deposit   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 1,240 people in 2015)
 - Fort Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Davenport
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hayneville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 355 people (with 862 people in 2015)
 - Hayneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davenport
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope Hull   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hope Hull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davenport
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davenport
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
Letohatchee   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Letohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
McGehee's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Davenport
 - McGehee's had railroad service and no post office
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Davenport
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Carmel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mount Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Naftel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Davenport
 - Naftel had a post office and railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandy Ridge   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Davenport
 - Sandy Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Searcy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Searcy had a post office and railroad service
 
Sellers   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Davenport
 - Sellers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snowdoun   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Snowdoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strata   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Davenport
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Strata had a post office and railroad service
 
Tharin   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Davenport
 - Tharin 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 Davenport, 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 that begins in Davenport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Davenport) 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 Davenport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Davenport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davenport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.0657, Longitude: -86.4064     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davenport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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