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1890 Communities Near Laurel Shanty Landing ...

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

Alma   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Alma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carson   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Carson had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
Deer Park   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Deer Park had a post office and railroad service
 
Escatawpa   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 103 people
 - Escatawpa had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gainestown   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Gainestown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 4,967 people in 2015)
 - Jackson had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McIntosh   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - McIntosh had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Pleasant   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Mount Pleasant had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Stephen's   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 387 people
 - Saint Stephen's had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sims Chapel   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Sims Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunflower   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Sunflower had railroad service and no post office
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vinegar Bend   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West (W) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Vinegar Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wagar   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - Wagar had a post office and railroad service
 
Walker Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Laurel Shanty Landing
 - 1895 population of 140 people
 - Walker 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 Laurel Shanty Landing, 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 Laurel Shanty Landing. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Laurel Shanty Landing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurel Shanty Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2299, Longitude: -87.9892     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Laurel Shanty Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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