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1890 Communities Near Demopolis ...

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 Demopolis had a population of 1,898 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Demopolis had a population of 7,148 people.

Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Demopolis
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belmont   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Belmont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedarville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Cedarville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coatopa   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 171 people
 - Coatopa had a post office and railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Forkland   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 601 people in 2015)
 - Forkland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Demopolis
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Laneville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Demopolis
 - Laneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Demopolis
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Demopolis
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Demopolis
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Demopolis
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sawyerville   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Sawyerville had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Demopolis
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tishabee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Demopolis
 - Tishabee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Demopolis
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Demopolis
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Whitsitt   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Demopolis
 - Whitsitt 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 Demopolis, 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 that stretches from Demopolis. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Demopolis) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Demopolis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Demopolis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Demopolis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4979, Longitude: -87.8299     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Demopolis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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