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1890 Communities Near Hamilton ...

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 in 1895, Hamilton had a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Hamilton had a population of 6,772 people.

Barnesville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the West (W) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Barnesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bear Creek   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hamilton
 - Bear Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beaverton   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 40 people (with 187 people in 2015)
 - Beaverton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bexar   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Bexar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Delmar   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Hamilton
 - Delmar had a post office and railroad service
 
Detroit   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 163 people (with 227 people in 2015)
 - Detroit had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastman (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hamilton
 - Eastman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glen Allen   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hamilton
 - Glen Allen had a post office and railroad service
 
Goddard   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hamilton
 - Goddard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Mine   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hamilton
 - Gold Mine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Guin   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hamilton
 - Guin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackleburg   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hamilton
 - Hackleburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haleyville   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hamilton
 - Haleyville had a post office and railroad service
 
Moscow   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Moscow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natural Bridge   (Winston County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Hamilton
 - Natural Bridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pearce's Mills   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Pearce's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pikeville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Pikeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Springs   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hamilton
 - Pine Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riggins (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hamilton
 - Riggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shottsville   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hamilton
 - Shottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Splunge (MS)   (Monroe County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hamilton
 - Splunge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stinson   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hamilton
 - Stinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sulligent   (Lamar County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 1,844 people in 2015)
 - Sulligent had a post office and railroad service
 
Tilden (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Hamilton
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tremont (MS)   (Itawamba County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 19 people (with 466 people in 2015)
 - Tremont had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wayside   (Fayette County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Wayside had a post office and no railroad service
 
Winfield   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hamilton
 - 1895 population of 25 people (with 4,570 people in 2015)
 - Winfield had a post office and railroad service

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The official website for Marion County: www.sonet.net/marioncounty/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hamilton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hamilton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1350, Longitude: -87.9749     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hamilton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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