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1890 Communities Near Mount Meigs ...

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 Mount Meigs had a population of 139 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Barachias   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 44 people
 - Barachias had a post office and no railroad service
 
Catoma   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) from Mount Meigs
 - Catoma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cross Keys   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Cross Keys had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dexter   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Mount Meigs
 - Dexter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eclectic   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 150 people (with 1,029 people in 2015)
 - Eclectic had a post office and no railroad service
 
Elmore   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 1,271 people in 2015)
 - Elmore had a post office and railroad service
 
Franklin   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Meigs
 - Franklin had railroad service and no post office
 
Good Hope   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 83 people
 - Good Hope had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hope Hull   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Hope Hull had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jackson's Lake   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Meigs
 - Jackson's Lake had railroad service and no post office
 
Kent   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Meigs
 - Kent had a post office and no railroad service
 
La Place   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - La Place had a post office and no railroad service
 
Le Grand   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Meigs
 - Le Grand had a post office and railroad service
 
McGehee's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Meigs
 - McGehee's had railroad service and no post office
 
Montgomery   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 21,883 people (with 200,602 people in 2015)
 - Montgomery had a post office and railroad service
 
Perry's Mill   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Meigs
 - Perry's Mill had railroad service and no post office
 
Pike Road   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 62 people (with 8,274 people in 2015)
 - Pike Road had a post office and railroad service
 
Robinson Springs   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 21 people
 - Robinson Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shopton   (Bullock County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Meigs
 - Shopton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shorter   (Macon County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Meigs
 - Shorter had railroad service and no post office
 
Snowdoun   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Snowdoun had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stone's   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) from Mount Meigs
 - Stone's had railroad service and no post office
 
Tallassee   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 1,413 people (with 4,778 people in 2015)
 - Tallassee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tharin   (Montgomery County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Meigs
 - Tharin had a post office and railroad service
 
Ware   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Ware had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wetumpka   (Elmore County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Meigs
 - 1895 population of 619 people (with 7,994 people in 2015)
 - Wetumpka had a post office and 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 Mount Meigs, 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Mount Meigs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Meigs) 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 Mount Meigs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Meigs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Meigs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3626, Longitude: -86.1019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Meigs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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