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1890 Communities Near Lee ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lee
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lee
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lee
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Lee
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Lee
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 285 people (with 3,903 people in 2015)
 - Elba had a post office and no railroad service
 
Enterprise   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lee
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Lee
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lee
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Lee
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luverne   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 451 people (with 2,834 people in 2015)
 - Luverne had a post office and railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lee
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lee
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Lee
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lee
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tennille   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lee
 - Tennille had a post office and railroad service
 
Victoria   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lee
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Victoria had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lee
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lee
 - Wiggins had a post office and no 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 Lee, 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 starting in Lee. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lee) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4879, Longitude: -86.0747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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