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1890 Communities Near Fort Dale ...

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

Awin   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fort Dale
 - Awin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bolling   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bolling had a post office and railroad service
 
Bragg's   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bragg's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler Springs   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Butler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapman   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fort Dale
 - Chapman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daisy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Fort Dale
 - Daisy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farmersville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Farmersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Home   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Forest Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Deposit   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 518 people (with 1,240 people in 2015)
 - Fort Deposit had a post office and railroad service
 
Furman   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Glasgow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Fort Dale
 - Glasgow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordonsville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Gordonsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greenville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 2,806 people (with 7,845 people in 2015)
 - Greenville had a post office and railroad service
 
Harmony   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Fort Dale
 - Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herbert   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Herbert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Letohatchee   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Letohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Manningham   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Manningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Monterey   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 280 people
 - Monterey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Willing   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Mount Willing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Apple   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 126 people in 2015)
 - Pine Apple had a post office and railroad service
 
Sandy Ridge   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Fort Dale
 - Sandy Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Searcy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Fort Dale
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Searcy had a post office and railroad service
 
Shacklesville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fort Dale
 - Shacklesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Fort Dale
 - Starlington 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 Fort Dale, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Fort Dale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Dale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Dale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8915, Longitude: -86.6575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Dale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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