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1890 Communities Near De Soto Manor ...

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

Alexandria   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Alexandria had a post office and railroad service
 
Anniston   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 9,998 people (with 22,347 people in 2015)
 - Anniston had a post office and railroad service
 
Bera   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bera was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from De Soto Manor
 - Bera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blue Mountain   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from De Soto Manor
 - Blue Mountain had railroad service and no post office
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from De Soto Manor
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cane Creek   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Cane Creek was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cane Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coldwater   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from De Soto Manor
 - Coldwater had railroad service and no post office
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eulaton   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from De Soto Manor
 - Eulaton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Francis   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from De Soto Manor
 - Francis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopeful   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from De Soto Manor
 - Hopeful had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jenifer   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 323 people
 - Jenifer had a post office and railroad service
 
Kentuck   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Kentuck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leatherwood   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from De Soto Manor
 - Leatherwood had railroad service and no post office
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Macon   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from De Soto Manor
 - Macon had a post office and no railroad service
 
McElderry   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from De Soto Manor
 - McElderry had a post office and railroad service
 
Morrisville   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Morrisville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Munford   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 159 people (with 1,259 people in 2015)
 - Munford had a post office and railroad service
 
Ohatchee   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from De Soto Manor
 - Ohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxanna   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 748 people
 - Oxanna had a post office and railroad service
 
Oxford   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 1,473 people (with 21,249 people in 2015)
 - Oxford had a post office and railroad service
 
Peaceburg   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from De Soto Manor
 - Peaceburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silver Run   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from De Soto Manor
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Silver Run had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from De Soto Manor
 - Turner 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 De Soto Manor, 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 starting from De Soto Manor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- De Soto Manor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Soto Manor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6223, Longitude: -85.9736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for De Soto Manor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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