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1890 Communities Near Laton Hill ...

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

Adamsville (MS)   (Greene County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Adamsville was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Laton Hill
 - Adamsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Aquilla   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Aquilla had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bigbee   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Bigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Denham (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Laton Hill
 - Denham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emory   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Laton Hill
 - Emory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankville   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Laton Hill
 - Frankville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Healing Springs   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Laton Hill
 - Healing Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Isney   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 14 people
 - Isney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kittrell (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Laton Hill
 - Kittrell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Koenton   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laton Hill
 - Koenton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millry   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 20 people (with 524 people in 2015)
 - Millry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rescueville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laton Hill
 - Rescueville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Salitpa   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Salitpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Silas   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Laton Hill
 - Silas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Laton Hill
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Souwilpa   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Laton Hill
 - Souwilpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
State Line (MS)   (Greene County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 556 people in 2015)
 - State Line had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laton Hill
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tokio (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Laton Hill
 - Tokio had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Laton Hill
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) from Laton Hill
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Waynesboro (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 458 people (with 4,975 people in 2015)
 - Waynesboro had a post office and railroad service
 
Winchester (MS)   (Wayne County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Laton Hill
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Winchester had a post office and railroad service
 
Yellow Pine   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Laton Hill
 - Yellow Pine had a post office and railroad service

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laton Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4891, Longitude: -88.3681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Laton Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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