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1890 Communities Near Finley Crossing ...

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

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Finley Crossing
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
 - atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Finley Crossing
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Finley Crossing
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Finley Crossing
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Finley Crossing
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills 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 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Finley Crossing
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Finley Crossing
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Finley Crossing
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Finley Crossing
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Finley Crossing
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Finley Crossing
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Finley Crossing
 - 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 South Southwest (SSW) from Finley Crossing
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) from Finley Crossing
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Finley Crossing
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Finley Crossing
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Finley Crossing
 - 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 Finley Crossing, 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 Finley Crossing. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Finley Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Finley Crossing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9618, Longitude: -87.6858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Finley Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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