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1890 Communities Near Dunn ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunn
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dunn
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dunn
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunn
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunn
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Dunn
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dunn
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Dunn
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunn
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Dunn
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Dunn
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Dunn
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Dunn
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Dunn
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Dunn
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Dunn
 - Wingard 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 Dunn, 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 beginning in Dunn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dunn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8452, Longitude: -85.8961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dunn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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