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1890 Communities Near Magnolia ...

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 Magnolia had a population of 402 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West (W) from Magnolia
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Magnolia
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Magnolia
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Magnolia
 - 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 East (E) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Magnolia
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Magnolia
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crenshaw   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Crenshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Crenshaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dayton   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 412 people (with 50 people in 2015)
 - Dayton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Magnolia
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Magnolia
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Magnolia
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) from Magnolia
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Linden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 2,025 people in 2015)
 - Linden had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Magnolia
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Octagon   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Octagon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Rembert   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Magnolia
 - Rembert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shiloh   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 111 people
 - Shiloh had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sunny South   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Magnolia
 - Sunny South had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vineland   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Magnolia
 - Vineland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Williamsburg   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Williamsburg was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Magnolia
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Williamsburg 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 Magnolia, 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' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Magnolia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Magnolia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Magnolia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Magnolia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Magnolia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1357, Longitude: -87.6681     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Magnolia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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