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Greenwood, Alabama
(Clarke County)

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1890 Communities Near Greenwood ...

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

Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greenwood
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greenwood
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Greenwood
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Greenwood
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greenwood
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Greenwood
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finchburg   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Finchburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Greenwood
 - Finchburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greenwood
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gosport   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Gosport had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Greenwood
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Greenwood
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greenwood
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Suggsville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 58 people
 - Suggsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Greenwood
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Greenwood
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Greenwood
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Whatley   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Greenwood
 - Whatley had a post office and railroad service
 
Winn   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Greenwood
 - Winn had a post office and no railroad service

Other Roadside Stops ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7796, Longitude: -87.7600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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