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Mount Zion, Alabama
(Randolph County)

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 The location of Mount Zion 

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1890 Communities Near Mount Zion ...

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

Almond   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West (W) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Almond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bosworth   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Zion
 - Bosworth had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chapel Hill   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Mount Zion
 - Chapel Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Doublehead   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Zion
 - Doublehead had a post office and no railroad service
 
Evansville (GA)   (Troup County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Mount Zion
 - Evansville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Finley   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Zion
 - Finley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Five Points   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Mount Zion
 - Five Points had a post office and railroad service
 
Forester Chapel   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Zion
 - Forester Chapel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fredonia   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 175 people
 - Fredonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glenn (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Mount Zion
 - Glenn had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Louina   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Louina had a post office and no railroad service
 
Malone Ferry   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Mount Zion
 - Malone Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marcoot   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Mount Zion
 - Marcoot had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milltown   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Milltown had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Mount Zion
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 631 people (with 6,005 people in 2015)
 - Roanoke had a post office and railroad service
 
Rock Mills   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stroud   (Chambers County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 285 people
 - Stroud had a post office and railroad service
 
Truett   (Tallapoosa County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Mount Zion
 - Truett had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Mount Zion
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Mount Zion
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Mount Zion
 - West 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 Mount Zion, 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 starting in Mount Zion. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Zion) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Zion. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1357, Longitude: -85.4186     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Zion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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