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1890 Communities Near Midway ...

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

Billingsley   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 16 people (with 141 people in 2015)
 - Billingsley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buyck   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Midway
 - Buyck had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clanton   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 623 people (with 8,844 people in 2015)
 - Clanton had a post office and railroad service
 
Cooper   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Cooper had a post office and railroad service
 
Coosa River   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Midway
 - Coosa River had a post office and no railroad service
 
Deatsville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 1,157 people in 2015)
 - Deatsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Dollar   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Midway
 - Dollar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Holtville   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Midway
 - Holtville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Independence   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Independence had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jumbo   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Midway
 - Jumbo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kincheon   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Midway
 - Kincheon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lightwood   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Midway
 - Lightwood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lomax   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Lomax had a post office and railroad service
 
Moriah   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Midway
 - Moriah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mountain Creek   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Mountain Creek had a post office and railroad service
 
Pentonville   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Midway
 - Pentonville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prattville   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 724 people (with 35,420 people in 2015)
 - Prattville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Quinsey   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) from Midway
 - Quinsey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Robinson Springs   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Speed   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Midway
 - Speed had a post office and no railroad service
 
Titus   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Midway
 - Titus had a post office and no railroad service
 
Travelers Rest   (Coosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Travelers Rest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Verbena   (Chilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 756 people
 - Verbena had a post office and railroad service
 
Wadsworth   (Autauga County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Midway
 - 1895 population of 224 people
 - Wadsworth had a post office and railroad service
 
Weoka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Midway
 - Weoka 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 Midway, 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 from Midway. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Midway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7254, Longitude: -86.4839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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