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1890 Communities Near Lake Forest Estates ...

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

Alliance   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Alliance had a post office and no railroad service
 
Auburn   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,440 people (with 62,059 people in 2015)
 - Auburn had a post office and railroad service
 
Beulah   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 118 people
 - Beulah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chewacla   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Chewacla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cusseta   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 124 people in 2015)
 - Cusseta had a post office and railroad service
 
Gold Hill   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Gold Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Loachapoka   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Loachapoka had a post office and railroad service
 
Mary   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Mary had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mechanicsville   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Mechanicsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opelika   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 3,703 people (with 29,527 people in 2015)
 - Opelika had a post office and railroad service
 
Osanippa   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Osanippa had a post office and no railroad service
 
River View   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - River View had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roxana   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Lake Forest Estates
 - Roxana had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salem   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 166 people
 - Salem had a post office and railroad service
 
Smith's Station   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 49 people (with 5,300 people in 2015)
 - Smith's Station had a post office and railroad service
 
Society Hill   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 151 people
 - Society Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tuckersburg   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - Tuckersburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Waverly   (Lee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 185 people (with 148 people in 2015)
 - Waverly had a post office and railroad service
 
West Point (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lake Forest Estates
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people (with 3,728 people in 2015)
 - West Point 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 Lake Forest Estates, 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 that begins in Lake Forest Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lake Forest Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Forest Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6904, Longitude: -85.3805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Forest Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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