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Macedonia, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near Macedonia ...

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

Abernathy   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Abernathy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arbacoochee   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Arbacoochee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belltown   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Belltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowdon (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 354 people (with 2,072 people in 2015)
 - Bowdon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Burwell (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Macedonia
 - Burwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Macedonia
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edwardsville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 446 people (with 204 people in 2015)
 - Edwardsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Macedonia
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Heflin   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 383 people (with 3,499 people in 2015)
 - Heflin had a post office and railroad service
 
Hightower   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Hightower had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hooper (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Macedonia
 - Hooper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hopewell   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) from Macedonia
 - Hopewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Macedonia
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Macedonia
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mabry (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mabry was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Macedonia
 - Mabry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mandeville (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Macedonia
 - Mandeville had a post office and railroad service
 
Micaville   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Macedonia
 - Micaville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Zion (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Macedonia
 - Mount Zion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Muscadine   (Cleburne County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Muscadine had a post office and railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Macedonia
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plowshare (GA)   (Carroll County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Plowshare was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Macedonia
 - Plowshare had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Macedonia
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallapoosa (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 1,699 people (with 3,171 people in 2015)
 - Tallapoosa had a post office and railroad service
 
Victory (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Victory had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waco (GA)   (Haralson County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Macedonia
 - 1895 population of 357 people (with 518 people in 2015)
 - Waco had a post office and 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 Macedonia, 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 stretches from Macedonia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Macedonia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macedonia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5773, Longitude: -85.3708     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Macedonia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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