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1890 Communities Near Grace ...

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

Awin   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Grace
 - Awin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bolling   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bolling had a post office and railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grace
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burnt Corn   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Burnt Corn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler Springs   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Butler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapman   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grace
 - Chapman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grace
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Forest Home   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Forest Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Herbert   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Herbert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Grace
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grace
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Grace
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grace
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shacklesville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Grace
 - Shacklesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Grace
 - Shell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grace
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Grace
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Grace
 - Starlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Grace
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Grace
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Grace
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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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 Grace, 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 from Grace. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grace) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grace. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6121, Longitude: -86.8805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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