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McWilliams, Alabama
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1890 Communities Near McWilliams ...

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

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the North Northeast (NNE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Awin   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from McWilliams
 - Awin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Butler Springs   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Butler Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from McWilliams
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Commerce   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Commerce had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from McWilliams
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Forest Home   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Forest Home had a post office and no railroad service
 
Furman   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harmony   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McWilliams
 - Harmony had a post office and no railroad service
 
Herbert   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Herbert had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lovan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McWilliams
 - Lovan had a post office and no railroad service
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McWilliams
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Monterey   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 280 people
 - Monterey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Natchez   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McWilliams
 - Natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Apple   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 126 people in 2015)
 - Pine Apple had a post office and railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McWilliams
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McWilliams
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from McWilliams
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shacklesville   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from McWilliams
 - Shacklesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Skinnerton   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from McWilliams
 - Skinnerton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkestan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Turkestan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from McWilliams
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from McWilliams
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull 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 McWilliams, 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 McWilliams. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McWilliams) 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 McWilliams. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McWilliams

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McWilliams. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8310, Longitude: -87.0939     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McWilliams have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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