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1890 Communities Near Gibson Hill ...

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

Ada   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Ada had a post office and railroad service
 
Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catoma   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gibson Hill
 - Catoma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fleta   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gibson Hill
 - Fleta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Gibson Hill
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope Hull   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hope Hull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson's Lake   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gibson Hill
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gibson Hill
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
McGehee's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gibson Hill
 - McGehee's had railroad service and no post office
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gibson Hill
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montgomery   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 21,883 people (with 200,602 people in 2015)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Carmel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Mount Carmel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Naftel   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibson Hill
 - Naftel had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gibson Hill
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Sellers   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibson Hill
 - Sellers had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Gibson Hill
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snowdoun   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Snowdoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stone's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gibson Hill
 - Stone's had railroad service and no post office
 
Strata   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Strata had a post office and railroad service
 
Tharin   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gibson Hill
 - Tharin had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gibson Hill
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware 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 Gibson Hill, 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 stretches from Gibson Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gibson Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gibson Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2368, Longitude: -86.1864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gibson Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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