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1890 Communities Near Josie ...

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 in 1895, Josie had a post office and no railroad service.

Aberfoil   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the North (N) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Aberfoil had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Josie
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Josie
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayton   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 997 people (with 2,925 people in 2015)
 - Clayton had a post office and railroad service
 
Clio   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 178 people (with 1,529 people in 2015)
 - Clio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elamville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Elamville had a post office and railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Josie
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Louisville   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 288 people (with 487 people in 2015)
 - Louisville had a post office and railroad service
 
Midway   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 612 people (with 488 people in 2015)
 - Midway had a post office and railroad service
 
Mount Andrew   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Mount Andrew had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Josie
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Grove   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Josie
 - Pine Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Josie
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Josie
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Josie
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Three Notch   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Three Notch had a post office and railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Union Springs   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Josie
 - 1895 population of 2,049 people (with 3,919 people in 2015)
 - Union Springs 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 Josie, 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 from Josie. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Josie) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Josie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8699, Longitude: -85.7188     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Josie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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