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1890 Communities Near Gordonsville ...

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 Gordonsville had a population of 47 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Belknap   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Belknap had a post office and no railroad service
 
Benton   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 265 people (with 46 people in 2015)
 - Benton had a post office and railroad service
 
Berlin   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Berlin had a post office and railroad service
 
Bragg's   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bragg's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burkville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Burkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Calhoun   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 68 people
 - Calhoun had a post office and railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collirene   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from Gordonsville
 - Collirene had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dawson's   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gordonsville
 - Dawson's had railroad service and no post office
 
Farmersville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Farmersville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fort Deposit   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Gordonsville
 - 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hayneville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 355 people (with 862 people in 2015)
 - Hayneville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kings   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Gordonsville
 - Kings had railroad service and no post office
 
Letohatchee   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Letohatchee had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowndesboro   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 482 people (with 107 people in 2015)
 - Lowndesboro had a post office and no railroad service
 
Manack   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Gordonsville
 - Manack had railroad service and no post office
 
Minter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Minter had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Willing   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 231 people
 - Mount Willing had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 278 people
 - Pleasant Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Hill Station   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Gordonsville
 - Pleasant Hill Station had railroad service and no post office
 
Polk   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gordonsville
 - Polk had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Clair   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Saint Clair had a post office and no railroad service
 
Searcy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Searcy had a post office and railroad service
 
Tyler   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Gordonsville
 - Tyler had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Hall   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Gordonsville
 - 1895 population of 89 people (with 811 people in 2015)
 - White Hall 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 Gordonsville, 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 Gordonsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gordonsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gordonsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1629, Longitude: -86.7325     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gordonsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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