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1890 Communities Near Linden ...

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 Linden had a population of 206 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service. In 2015, Linden had a population of 2,025 people.

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Linden
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arcola   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Linden
 - Arcola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Demopolis   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 1,898 people (with 7,148 people in 2015)
 - Demopolis had a post office and railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Faunsdale   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 211 people (with 94 people in 2015)
 - Faunsdale had a post office and railroad service
 
Gallion   (Hale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Linden
 - Gallion had a post office and railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jefferson   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 73 people
 - Jefferson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Linden
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDowell   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Linden
 - McDowell had a post office and railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Linden
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Myrtlewood   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Linden
 - Myrtlewood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Old Spring Hill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Old Spring Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Linden
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tombigbee   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Tombigbee was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Linden
 - Tombigbee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tompkinsville   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Linden
 - Tompkinsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Linden
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Linden, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Linden. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Linden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Linden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Linden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linden. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3001, Longitude: -87.7926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Linden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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