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1890 Communities Near Luverne ...

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 Luverne had a population of 451 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service. In 2015, Luverne had a population of 2,834 people.

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Luverne
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Luverne
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Brantley   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Luverne
 - Brantley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bullock   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Bullock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daisy   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Luverne
 - Daisy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dozier   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Luverne
 - Dozier had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glasgow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Luverne
 - Glasgow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Luverne
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Henderson   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 159 people
 - Henderson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Highland Home   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Luverne
 - Highland Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Honoraville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Honoraville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lapine   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Luverne
 - Lapine had a post office and railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Luverne
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Live Oak   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Live Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Luverne
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Peacock   (Crenshaw County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Peacock was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Luverne
 - Peacock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Luverne
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rutledge   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 314 people (with 459 people in 2015)
 - Rutledge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Saville   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Saville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Luverne
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Luverne
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Vidette   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Luverne
 - Vidette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Luverne
 - 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 Luverne, 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 Luverne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Luverne) 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 Luverne. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Luverne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luverne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7186, Longitude: -86.2687     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Luverne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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