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1890 Communities Near Hestle ...

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

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hestle
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hestle
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hestle
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hestle
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hestle
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hestle
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hestle
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Hestle
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hestle
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hestle
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Hestle
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hestle
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hestle
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hestle
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hestle
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vashti   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Hestle
 - Vashti had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hestle
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hestle
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Hestle, 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 that stretches from Hestle. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hestle) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hestle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9296, Longitude: -87.6281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hestle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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