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1890 Communities Near Denver ...

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 in 1895, Denver had a post office and no railroad service.

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Denver
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Denver
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Denver
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Denver
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Denver
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Denver
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Denver
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Denver
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Denver
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Denver
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goldville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 42 people (with 54 people in 2015)
 - Goldville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Denver
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Denver
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Denver
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Denver
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Denver
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Denver
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Denver
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Denver, 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 starts in Denver. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Denver) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Denver. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9940, Longitude: -85.6066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Denver have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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