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1890 Communities Near Hawthorn ...

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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hawthorn
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hawthorn
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hawthorn
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawthorn
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Hawthorn
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hawthorn
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Hawthorn
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Hawthorn
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hawthorn
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hawthorn
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawthorn
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the East (E) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hawthorn
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawthorn
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hawthorn
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawthorn
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hawthorn
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hawthorn
 - Yellow Pine had a post office and 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 Hawthorn, 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 Hawthorn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hawthorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawthorn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3332, Longitude: -88.0883     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hawthorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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