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1890 Communities Near Hillwood ...

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

Ada   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the South (S) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Ada had a post office and railroad service
 
Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burkville   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Burkville had a post office and railroad service
 
Catoma   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hillwood
 - Catoma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Fleta   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hillwood
 - Fleta had a post office and no railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hillwood
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope Hull   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hope Hull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson's Lake   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hillwood
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Hillwood
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
Manack   (Lowndes County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hillwood
 - Manack had railroad service and no post office
 
McGehee's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hillwood
 - McGehee's had railroad service and no post office
 
 - montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Meigs   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 139 people
 - Mount Meigs had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hillwood
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Prattville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 724 people (with 35,420 people in 2015)
 - Prattville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinson Springs   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Hillwood
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Snowdoun   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Snowdoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stone's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Hillwood
 - Stone's had railroad service and no post office
 
Tharin   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Hillwood
 - Tharin had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hillwood
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka 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 Hillwood, 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 from Hillwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3549, Longitude: -86.2541     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hillwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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