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1890 Communities Near Jon ...

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

Alexander City   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jon
 - 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jon
 - Bentleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Central   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jon
 - Central had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cowpens   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Jon
 - Cowpens had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crewsville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Crewsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dadeville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 873 people (with 3,150 people in 2015)
 - Dadeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Equality   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Jon
 - Equality had a post office and no railroad service
 
Goodwater   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 589 people (with 1,343 people in 2015)
 - Goodwater had a post office and railroad service
 
Hackneyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Hackneyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hanover   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jon
 - Hanover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hissop   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Hissop had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hollins   (Clay County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 422 people
 - Hollins had a post office and railroad service
 
Island Home   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Island Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksons' Gap   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 207 people (with 802 people in 2015)
 - Jacksons' Gap had a post office and railroad service
 
Jordan   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Jon
 - Jordan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kellyton   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 200 people in 2015)
 - Kellyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Kowaliga   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Kowaliga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Olive   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Mount Olive had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Site   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 109 people (with 755 people in 2015)
 - New Site had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nixburg   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 97 people
 - Nixburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Jon
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockford   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 240 people (with 449 people in 2015)
 - Rockford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jon
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stewartville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Jon
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Stewartville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tohopeka   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Jon
 - Tohopeka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Jon
 - 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 Jon, 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 that starts in Jon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8940, Longitude: -86.0311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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