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1890 Communities Near MacMillan ...

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

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) from MacMillan
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from MacMillan
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from MacMillan
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from MacMillan
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coy   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from MacMillan
 - Coy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Culpeper   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from MacMillan
 - Culpeper had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from MacMillan
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from MacMillan
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from MacMillan
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Lower Peach Tree   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 208 people
 - Lower Peach Tree had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Millers Ferry   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from MacMillan
 - Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from MacMillan
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Prairie Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 156 people
 - Prairie Bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from MacMillan
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from MacMillan
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from MacMillan
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from MacMillan
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from MacMillan
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from MacMillan
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 MacMillan, 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 starts in MacMillan. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- MacMillan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in MacMillan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9729, Longitude: -87.5225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for MacMillan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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