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1890 Communities Near Lewis ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Lewis
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lewis
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brundidge   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 421 people (with 1,989 people in 2015)
 - Brundidge had a post office and railroad service
 
Buckhorn   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Buckhorn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Lewis
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lewis
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lewis
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Hector   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Lewis
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Inverness   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lewis
 - Inverness had a post office and railroad service
 
Josie   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Lewis
 - Josie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lewis
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lewis
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perote   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Perote had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lewis
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lewis
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Lewis
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Lewis
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Star Hill   (Barbour County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Star Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lewis
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Lewis
 - Wingard 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 Lewis, 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 from Lewis. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lewis) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lewis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8860, Longitude: -85.8844     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lewis have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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