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Flatwoods, Alabama
(Lowndes County)

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1890 Communities Near Flatwoods ...

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

Ada   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Ada had a post office and railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flatwoods
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Daisy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Flatwoods
 - Daisy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fleta   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flatwoods
 - Fleta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Deposit   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 1,240 people in 2015)
 - Fort Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Glasgow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Flatwoods
 - Glasgow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Flatwoods
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 2,806 people (with 7,845 people in 2015)
 - Greenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Hayneville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 355 people (with 862 people in 2015)
 - Hayneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flatwoods
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Flatwoods
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwoods
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
Letohatchee   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Letohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Carmel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mount Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Willing   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Mount Willing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Naftel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flatwoods
 - Naftel had a post office and railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flatwoods
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandy Ridge   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Flatwoods
 - Sandy Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Searcy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Searcy had a post office and railroad service
 
Sellers   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Flatwoods
 - Sellers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Flatwoods
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Strata   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Flatwoods
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Strata 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 Flatwoods, 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 starting from Flatwoods. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flatwoods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatwoods. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9788, Longitude: -86.4308     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flatwoods have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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