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Hissop, Alabama

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1890 Communities Near Hissop ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Hissop had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the East (E) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 679 people (with 14,718 people in 2015)
 - Alexander City had a post office and railroad service
 
Bentleyville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hissop
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hissop
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hissop
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Hissop
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hissop
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gold Branch   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hissop
 - Gold Branch had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hissop
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hissop
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Hissop
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hissop
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Hissop
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Hissop
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Hissop
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weogufka   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Hissop
 - Weogufka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Hissop
 - Weoka 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 Hissop, 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 begins in Hissop. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hissop) 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 Hissop. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hissop

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hissop. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8923, Longitude: -86.1536     [Map].

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