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1890 Communities Near Five Points ...

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

Arguta   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the North (N) from Five Points
 - Arguta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Asbury   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - Asbury had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bertha   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - Bertha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Big Creek   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Big Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Five Points
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daleville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 76 people (with 5,141 people in 2015)
 - Daleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillard   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Five Points
 - Dillard had a post office and railroad service
 
Dundee   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - Dundee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Echo   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Echo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ewell   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - Ewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fadette   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Five Points
 - Fadette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Headland   (Henry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 4,736 people in 2015)
 - Headland had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Five Points
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Keyton's   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Five Points
 - Keyton's had railroad service and no post office
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Five Points
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Midland City   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Five Points
 - Midland City had a post office and railroad service
 
Newton   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 1,472 people in 2015)
 - Newton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ozark   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 1,195 people (with 14,719 people in 2015)
 - Ozark had a post office and railroad service
 
Skipperville   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Five Points
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Skipperville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Five Points
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tidwell   (Houston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Five Points
 - Tidwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warwick   (Geneva County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Warwick was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Five Points
 - Warwick 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 Five Points, 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 begins in Five Points. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Five Points) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3018, Longitude: -85.6252     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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