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1890 Communities Near Friendship ...

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

Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Friendship
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Friendship
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chehaw   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Friendship
 - Chehaw had railroad service and no post office
 
Church Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Friendship
 - Church Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Friendship
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Friendship
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Friendship
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Friendship
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Friendship
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Notasulga   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 332 people (with 856 people in 2015)
 - Notasulga had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Friendship
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Friendship
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Friendship
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Friendship
 - 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 Northeast (NE) from Friendship
 - Thornton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuskegee   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 1,803 people (with 8,817 people in 2015)
 - Tuskegee had a post office and railroad service
 
Walnut Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Walnut Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Friendship
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Friendship
 - Weoka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Friendship
 - 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 Friendship, 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 Friendship. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Friendship) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5371, Longitude: -85.9747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Friendship have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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