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1890 Communities Near Northwood Estates ...

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

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East (E) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Northwood Estates
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Northwood Estates
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
Carney   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood Estates
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Northwood Estates
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Northwood Estates
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood Estates
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood Estates
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) from Northwood Estates
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairford   (Washington County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Northwood Estates
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Northwood Estates
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Northwood Estates
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Grove   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood Estates
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Northwood Estates
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Northwood Estates
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Northwood Estates
 - Whistler 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 Northwood Estates, 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 Northwood Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Northwood Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8419, Longitude: -88.1436     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Northwood Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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