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1890 Communities Near McKenzie ...

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

Bolling   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the North (N) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - Bolling had a post office and railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) from McKenzie
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler Springs   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Butler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapman   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from McKenzie
 - Chapman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from McKenzie
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Glasgow   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McKenzie
 - Glasgow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McKenzie
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McKenzie
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Leon   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Leon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from McKenzie
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Union   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McKenzie
 - Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McKenzie
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pigeon Creek   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 64 people
 - Pigeon Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McKenzie
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McKenzie
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shacklesville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McKenzie
 - Shacklesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from McKenzie
 - Shell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McKenzie
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McKenzie
 - Starlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McKenzie
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McKenzie
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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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 McKenzie, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in McKenzie. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McKenzie) 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 McKenzie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McKenzie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKenzie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5428, Longitude: -86.7246     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McKenzie have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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