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1890 Communities Near Mount Union ...

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, Mount Union had a post office and no railroad service.

Andalusia   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 270 people (with 9,063 people in 2015)
 - Andalusia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Belleville   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 16 people
 - Belleville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bowles   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Union
 - Bowles had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boykin   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Union
 - Boykin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brooklyn   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 185 people
 - Brooklyn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Castleberry   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 176 people (with 565 people in 2015)
 - Castleberry had a post office and railroad service
 
Chapman   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Mount Union
 - Chapman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cohassett   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Mount Union
 - Cohassett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evergreen   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 1,783 people (with 3,774 people in 2015)
 - Evergreen had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairfield   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Union
 - Fairfield had a post office and no railroad service
 
Garland   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 213 people
 - Garland had a post office and railroad service
 
Georgiana   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 1,667 people in 2015)
 - Georgiana had a post office and railroad service
 
Industry   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Union
 - Industry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jay Villa   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Jay Villa was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) from Mount Union
 - Jay Villa had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kirkland   (Escambia County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Union
 - Kirkland had a post office and railroad service
 
Loango   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Union
 - Loango had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oaky Streak   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Union
 - Oaky Streak had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Level   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Mount Union
 - 1895 population of 61 people (with 490 people in 2015)
 - Red Level had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Falls   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) from Mount Union
 - River Falls had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rome   (Covington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Union
 - Rome had a post office and no railroad service
 
Shell   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Union
 - Shell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sparta   (Conecuh County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sparta was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Mount Union
 - Sparta had railroad service and no post office
 
Starlington   (Butler County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North (N) from Mount Union
 - Starlington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vera Cruz   (Covington County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Vera Cruz was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Union
 - Vera Cruz had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wilcox   (Conecuh County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Mount Union
 - Wilcox had railroad service and no post office

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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 Union, 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 from Mount Union. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Union) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Union. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3866, Longitude: -86.7700     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Union have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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