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Hawk, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Hawk ...

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

Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burwell (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawk
 - Burwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hawk
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawk
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hawk
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Hawk
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hawk
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hawk
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mabry (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mabry was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hawk
 - Mabry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hawk
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hawk
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Hawk
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hawk
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hawk
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roopville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 123 people (with 225 people in 2015)
 - Roopville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawk
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hawk
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hawk
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hawk
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hawk
 - West 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 Hawk, 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 starts in Hawk. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hawk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4346, Longitude: -85.3686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hawk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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