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Hamburg, Alabama
(Perry County)

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1890 Communities Near Hamburg ...

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 Hamburg had a population of 45 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Adler   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hamburg
 - Adler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Augustin   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Hamburg
 - Augustin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bogue Chitto   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Hamburg
 - Bogue Chitto had a post office and railroad service
 
Browns   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Browns had a post office and railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Hamburg
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hamburg
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harrell   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hamburg
 - Harrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hazen   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hamburg
 - Hazen had a post office and railroad service
 
Jericho   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Jericho had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levert   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Hamburg
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Marion Junction   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Marion Junction had a post office and railroad service
 
Massillon   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Massillon was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Hamburg
 - Massillon had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hamburg
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Selma   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 7,622 people (with 19,519 people in 2015)
 - Selma had a post office and railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hamburg
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Summerfield   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 383 people
 - Summerfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunshine   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hamburg
 - Sunshine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theo   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Theo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Uniontown   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hamburg
 - 1895 population of 854 people (with 2,415 people in 2015)
 - Uniontown had a post office and railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hamburg
 - Vilula 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 Hamburg, 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 starting in Hamburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hamburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5279, Longitude: -87.2864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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