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1890 Communities Near Latham ...

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 Latham had a population of 113 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the North (N) from Latham
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latham
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Latham
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Latham
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Latham
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Latham
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the West (W) from Latham
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Latham
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Latham
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Latham
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Latham
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latham
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Latham
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Perdido had railroad service and no post office
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Latham
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Latham
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Latham
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Latham
 - Wagar 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 Latham, 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 Latham. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Latham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Latham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0849, Longitude: -87.8342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Latham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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