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1890 Communities Near Oka Kapassa ...

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

Bailey Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Bailey Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 130 people
 - Barton had a post office and railroad service
 
Beach Grove   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Beach Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bingham   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Bingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cherokee   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) from Oka Kapassa
 - Cherokee had a post office and railroad service
 
Cloverdale   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) from Oka Kapassa
 - Cloverdale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Denton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Denton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Denton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Edmond   (Lawrence County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Edmond had a post office and no railroad service
 
Florence   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 6,012 people (with 40,026 people in 2015)
 - Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Frankfort   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 59 people
 - Frankfort had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gravelly Springs   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Gravelly Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hunter   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Hunter was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Hunter had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ingleton   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ingleton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Ingleton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jacksonburg   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Jacksonburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leighton   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Leighton had a post office and railroad service
 
Littleville   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Littleville had a post office and railroad service
 
Mars Hill   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Mars Hill had railroad service and no post office
 
Mountain Mills   (Colbert County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Mountain Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Mountain Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakland   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 57 people
 - Oakland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rhodesville   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Rhodesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rock Creek   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Rock Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Russellville   (Franklin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 920 people (with 9,847 people in 2015)
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Florian   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 100 people (with 464 people in 2015)
 - Saint Florian had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sheffield   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 2,731 people (with 9,108 people in 2015)
 - Sheffield had a post office and railroad service
 
Smithsonia   (Lauderdale County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Oka Kapassa
 - Smithsonia had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Florence   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - South Florence had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Valley   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Spring Valley had a post office and railroad service
 
Tuscumbia   (Colbert County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Oka Kapassa
 - 1895 population of 2,491 people (with 8,474 people in 2015)
 - Tuscumbia had a post office and railroad service
 
Webster   (Lauderdale County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Webster was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Oka Kapassa
 - Webster 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 Oka Kapassa, 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 starting in Oka Kapassa. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oka Kapassa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oka Kapassa. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7418, Longitude: -87.7334     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oka Kapassa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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