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1890 Communities Near Heath ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Heath
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Heath
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Heath
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Heath
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Heath
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Heath
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Heath
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Heath
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Heath
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Heath
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Heath
 - 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 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Heath
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Heath
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Heath
 - 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 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Heath
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Heath
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Heath
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Heath
 - Shell 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Heath
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Heath
 - 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 Heath, 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 beginning in Heath. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Heath) 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 Heath. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Heath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heath. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3578, Longitude: -86.4672     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Heath have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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