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1890 Communities Near Epworth ...

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

Adamsville (MS)   (Greene County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Epworth
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Avera (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Epworth
 - Avera had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Epworth
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Epworth
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Epworth
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Epworth
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Epworth
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Epworth
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henderson (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Epworth
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kittrell (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Epworth
 - Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Epworth
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leaf (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Leaf had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leakesville (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 56 people (with 880 people in 2015)
 - Leakesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Epworth
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Epworth
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Epworth
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Epworth
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Epworth
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Epworth
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Epworth
 - Yellow Pine had a post office and railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountyalgov.com

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Epworth, 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 beginning in Epworth. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Epworth) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Epworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2607, Longitude: -88.4242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Epworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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