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Millers Ferry, Alabama
(Wilcox County)

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1890 Communities Near Millers Ferry ...

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, Millers Ferry had a post office and no railroad service.

Arlington   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) from Millers Ferry
 - Arlington had a post office and railroad service
 
Bethel   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bethel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boiling Springs   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 65 people
 - Boiling Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catherine   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Millers Ferry
 - Catherine had a post office and railroad service
 
Central Mills   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 33 people
 - Central Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Crumptonia   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Millers Ferry
 - Crumptonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eleanor   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Millers Ferry
 - Eleanor had a post office and railroad service
 
Gastonburg   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Millers Ferry
 - Gastonburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hampden   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Hampden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kimbrough   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Millers Ferry
 - Kimbrough had a post office and railroad service
 
Lamison   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Millers Ferry
 - Lamison had a post office and railroad service
 
Magnolia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 402 people
 - Magnolia had a post office and no railroad service
 
McKinley   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - McKinley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) from Millers Ferry
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Orrville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 321 people (with 190 people in 2015)
 - Orrville had a post office and railroad service
 
Pine Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 84 people (with 919 people in 2015)
 - Pine Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Portland   (Dallas County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Portland was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - Portland had a post office and no railroad service
 
 - prairie bluff had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rehoboth   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 142 people
 - Rehoboth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Millers Ferry
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Safford   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Millers Ferry
 - Safford had a post office and railroad service
 
Tasso   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Millers Ferry
 - Tasso had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Yellow Bluff   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Millers Ferry
 - 1895 population of 30 people (with 177 people in 2015)
 - Yellow Bluff 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 Millers Ferry, 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 Millers Ferry. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Millers Ferry) 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 Millers Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Millers Ferry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Millers Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1215, Longitude: -87.3986     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Millers Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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