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1890 Communities Near Meeksville ...

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

Ansley   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Meeksville
 - Ansley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Banks   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Meeksville
 - Banks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bradleyton   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Meeksville
 - Bradleyton had a post office and railroad service
 
Catalpa   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Meeksville
 - Catalpa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Center Point   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Meeksville
 - Center Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
China Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - China Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Curry   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Meeksville
 - Curry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grady   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Meeksville
 - Grady had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hallsville   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Meeksville
 - Hallsville had railroad service and no post office
 
Hector   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Meeksville
 - Hector had a post office and no railroad service
 
Linwood   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Linwood had a post office and railroad service
 
Little Oak   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Meeksville
 - Little Oak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Meadville   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Meeksville
 - Meadville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Hillard   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Mount Hillard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omega   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Meeksville
 - Omega had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orion   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 172 people
 - Orion had a post office and no railroad service
 
Patsburg   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Meeksville
 - Patsburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Petrey   (Crenshaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Meeksville
 - Petrey had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Level   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Pine Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
Postoak   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Meeksville
 - Postoak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pronto   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Meeksville
 - Pronto had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ramer   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Ramer had a post office and railroad service
 
Shady Grove   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Meeksville
 - Shady Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Meeksville
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Troy   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Meeksville
 - 1895 population of 3,449 people (with 18,853 people in 2015)
 - Troy had a post office and railroad service
 
Wingard   (Pike County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Meeksville
 - Wingard 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 Meeksville, 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 starting from Meeksville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Meeksville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Meeksville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9179, Longitude: -86.0055     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Meeksville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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