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1890 Communities Near Falkner ...

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

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Falkner
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Falkner
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Falkner
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Falkner
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Falkner
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Falkner
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Falkner
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Falkner
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Falkner
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Falkner
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thornton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Falkner
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Falkner
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Falkner
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Falkner
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka 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 Falkner, 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 begins in Falkner. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Falkner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falkner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6954, Longitude: -86.0502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falkner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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