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1890 Communities Near Napoleon ...

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

Cambridge   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Napoleon
 - Cambridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cornhouse   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Cornhouse had a post office and no railroad service
 
Frolona (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Napoleon
 - Frolona had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graham   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Napoleon
 - Graham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Haywood   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Haywood had a post office and no railroad service
 
High Shoals   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 76 people
 - High Shoals had a post office and no railroad service
 
Joel (GA)   (Carroll County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Napoleon
 - Joel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lamar   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Lamar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lofty   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Napoleon
 - Lofty had a post office and no railroad service
 
Milner   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Napoleon
 - Milner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Newell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Napoleon
 - Newell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Omaha   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Omaha had a post office and no railroad service
 
Potash   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Napoleon
 - Potash had a post office and no railroad service
 
Roanoke   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) from Napoleon
 - 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 385 people
 - Rock Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockalo (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Napoleon
 - Rockalo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockdale   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 35 people
 - Rockdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sewell   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Napoleon
 - Sewell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Simpson (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Napoleon
 - Simpson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Texas (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 80 people
 - Texas had a post office and no railroad service
 
Viola (GA)   (Heard County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Napoleon
 - Viola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waldrep   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Napoleon
 - Waldrep had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wedowee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Napoleon
 - 1895 population of 318 people (with 809 people in 2015)
 - Wedowee had a post office and no railroad service
 
Wehadkee   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Napoleon
 - Wehadkee had a post office and no railroad service
 
West   (Randolph County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Napoleon
 - 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 Napoleon, 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 Napoleon. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Napoleon) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Napoleon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3240, Longitude: -85.3591     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Napoleon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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