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1890 Communities Near Dickinson ...

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, Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service.

Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the North (N) from Dickinson
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dickinson
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Claiborne   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Claiborne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Dickinson
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dickinson
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dickinson
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Dickinson
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finchburg   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Finchburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dickinson
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dickinson
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dickinson
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dickinson
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dickinson
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Dickinson
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dickinson
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Dickinson
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Dickinson
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dickinson
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dickinson
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Dickinson, 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 from Dickinson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dickinson) 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 Dickinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dickinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickinson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7635, Longitude: -87.7106     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dickinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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