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1890 Communities Near Dixon Corner ...

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

Americus (MS)   (Jackson County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Americus was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Dixon Corner
 - Americus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coden   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Coden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dixon Corner
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Dixon Corner
 - Escatawpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernland   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dixon Corner
 - Fernland had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Dixon Corner
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Grand Bay   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Dixon Corner
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East (E) from Dixon Corner
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Dixon Corner
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dixon Corner
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss Point (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 1,750 people (with 13,654 people in 2015)
 - Moss Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orange Grove (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Dixon Corner
 - Orange Grove had a post office and railroad service
 
Pascagoula (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dixon Corner
 - Pascagoula had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixon Corner
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixon Corner
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Three Rivers (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dixon Corner
 - Three Rivers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vancleave (MS)   (Jackson County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dixon Corner
 - 1895 population of 250 people
 - Vancleave had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dixon Corner
 - Whistler had a post office and 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 Dixon Corner, 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 that starts in Dixon Corner. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dixon Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dixon Corner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4521, Longitude: -88.2419     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dixon Corner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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