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1890 Communities Near Marcoot ...

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 in 1895, Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service.

Blackman   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) from Marcoot
 - Blackman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Marcoot
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boyds   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Marcoot
 - Boyds had railroad service and no post office
 
Buffalo   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 43 people
 - Buffalo had a post office and railroad service
 
Buttston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Marcoot
 - Buttston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camp Hill   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 366 people (with 981 people in 2015)
 - Camp Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Marcoot
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daviston   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 141 people (with 210 people in 2015)
 - Daviston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denver   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Marcoot
 - Denver had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Marcoot
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dudleyville   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Dudleyville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Easton   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Marcoot
 - Easton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Emuckfaw   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Marcoot
 - Emuckfaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Marcoot
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Marcoot
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Marcoot
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Judson   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Marcoot
 - Judson had a post office and no railroad service
 
LaFayette   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 1,369 people (with 2,990 people in 2015)
 - LaFayette had a post office and railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Matilda   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Matilda had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moorefield   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Marcoot
 - Moorefield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oak Bowery   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 137 people
 - Oak Bowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Marcoot
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Zana   (Tallapoosa County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Zana was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Marcoot
 - 1895 population of 204 people
 - Zana 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 Marcoot, 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 Marcoot. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Marcoot) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marcoot. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9579, Longitude: -85.4891     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marcoot have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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