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1890 Communities Near Gastonburg ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service.

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Gastonburg
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gastonburg
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gastonburg
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Gastonburg
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gastonburg
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gastonburg
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gastonburg
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gastonburg
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gastonburg
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gastonburg
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gastonburg
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Gastonburg
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Gastonburg
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Gastonburg, 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 starts in Gastonburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gastonburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gastonburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2074, Longitude: -87.4375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gastonburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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