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1890 Communities Near Neenah ...

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

Allenton   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the East (E) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 163 people
 - Allenton had a post office and railroad service
 
Awin   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Neenah
 - Awin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Buena Vista   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Buena Vista had a post office and no railroad service
 
Caledonia   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Neenah
 - Caledonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Camden   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 545 people (with 1,930 people in 2015)
 - Camden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Carlowville   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Carlowville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chestnut   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Chestnut had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fatama   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Neenah
 - Fatama had a post office and no railroad service
 
Furman   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 195 people
 - Furman had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lovan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Lovan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neenah
 - Lovan had a post office and no railroad service
 
McBrydes   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Neenah
 - McBrydes had railroad service and no post office
 
Minter   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Minter had a post office and railroad service
 
Natchez   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neenah
 - Natchez had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nellie   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) from Neenah
 - Nellie had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pine Apple   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 520 people (with 126 people in 2015)
 - Pine Apple had a post office and railroad service
 
Pineville   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) from Neenah
 - Pineville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Richmond   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Richmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Riley   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Neenah
 - Riley had a post office and no railroad service
 
River Ridge   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While River Ridge was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - River Ridge had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rockwest   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Neenah
 - Rockwest had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosebud   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Neenah
 - Rosebud had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Wilcox County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 173 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Tilden   (Dallas County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 48 people
 - Tilden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tinela   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Neenah
 - Tinela had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turkestan   (Monroe County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Turkestan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Neenah
 - Turkestan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Turnbull   (Monroe County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Neenah
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Turnbull 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 Neenah, 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 Neenah. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Neenah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Neenah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9146, Longitude: -87.1780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Neenah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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