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1890 Communities Near Loango ...

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 in 1895, Loango had a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East (E) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Beda   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from Loango
 - Beda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Loango
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West (W) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loango
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Loango
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) from Loango
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Loango
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Loango
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Loango
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loango
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East (E) from Loango
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loango
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Loango
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roberts   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Loango
 - Roberts had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Loango
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Loango
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) from Loango
 - Shell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Loango
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Loango
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) from Loango
 - Wiggins had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Loango
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loango. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3296, Longitude: -86.6489     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loango have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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