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Harmony, Alabama
(Covington County)

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1890 Communities Near Harmony ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Harmony
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Harmony
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Harmony
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Harmony
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Harmony
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Harmony
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Harmony
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Harmony
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Harmony
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Harmony
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Harmony
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Harmony
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Harmony
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Harmony
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Harmony
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Harmony
 - Rose Hill 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Harmony
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Harmony
 - Wiggins 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 Harmony, 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 that begins in Harmony. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Harmony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harmony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3574, Longitude: -86.3750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Harmony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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