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1890 Communities Near Davisville ...

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

Aberfoil   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Aberfoil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Davisville
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Davisville
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Cotton Valley   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Cotton Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Creek Stand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Davisville
 - Creek Stand had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enon   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davisville
 - Enon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Davis   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Davisville
 - Fort Davis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davisville
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Guerryton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Guerryton had a post office and railroad service
 
Hurtsboro   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 433 people (with 600 people in 2015)
 - Hurtsboro had a post office and railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Davisville
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suspension   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Suspension had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thompson   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Thompson had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Notch   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Three Notch had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Uchee   (Russell County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Uchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union Springs   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 2,049 people (with 3,919 people in 2015)
 - Union Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Warriorstand   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Davisville
 - 1895 population of 215 people
 - Warriorstand 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 Davisville, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Davisville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Davisville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davisville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3276, Longitude: -85.6697     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davisville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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