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Jericho, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Jericho ...

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 Jericho had a population of 20 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Abercrombie   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 22 people
 - Abercrombie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Adler   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Jericho
 - Adler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethlehem   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jericho
 - Bethlehem had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brush Creek   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 91 people
 - Brush Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Centreville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 239 people (with 2,704 people in 2015)
 - Centreville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Folsom   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jericho
 - Folsom had a post office and no railroad service
 
Greensboro   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 1,759 people (with 2,387 people in 2015)
 - Greensboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Hagler   (Tuscaloosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Jericho
 - Hagler had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hamburg   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Hamburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrisburg   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jericho
 - Harrisburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ironville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ironville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Levert   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jericho
 - Levert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marion   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 1,982 people (with 3,447 people in 2015)
 - Marion had a post office and railroad service
 
Morgan Springs   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Morgan Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newbern   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 572 people (with 179 people in 2015)
 - Newbern had a post office and railroad service
 
Oakmulgee   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Oakmulgee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perryville   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Perryville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Phipps   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Phipps had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pinetucky   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Pinetucky had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pondville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jericho
 - Pondville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Scottsville   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Scottsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sprott   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jericho
 - Sprott had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theo   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Jericho
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Theo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Trio   (Bibb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jericho
 - Trio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vilula   (Perry County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Jericho
 - Vilula had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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 Jericho, 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 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Jericho. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jericho) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jericho. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7740, Longitude: -87.2753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jericho have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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