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Lowery, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Lowery ...

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

Alberton   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Alberton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhatchee   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) from Lowery
 - Clayhatchee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clintonville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Clintonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffee Springs   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 32 people (with 229 people in 2015)
 - Coffee Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curtis   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Lowery
 - Curtis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Damascus   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lowery
 - Damascus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ealum (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lowery
 - Ealum had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lowery
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elba   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Lowery
 - 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lowery
 - Enterprise had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florala   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Lowery
 - Florala had a post office and no railroad service
 
Geneva   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 638 people (with 4,460 people in 2015)
 - Geneva had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gordon (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Lowery
 - Gordon had railroad service and no post office
 
Green Bay   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Green Bay had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Bluff   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Lowery
 - High Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highfalls   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 136 people
 - Highfalls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Izagora (FL)   (Holmes County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Izagora had a post office and no railroad service
 
Level Plains   (Dale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Lowery
 - Level Plains had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marl   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Lowery
 - Marl had a post office and no railroad service
 
Opine   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lowery
 - Opine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rose Hill   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Lowery
 - Rose Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tabernacle   (Coffee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Lowery
 - Tabernacle had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union (FL)   (Walton County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Lowery
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vaughanville   (Geneva County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Lowery
 - 1895 population of 99 people
 - Vaughanville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wiggins   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Lowery
 - 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 Lowery, 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 that begins in Lowery. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lowery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1674, Longitude: -86.1427     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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