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Opine, Alabama
(Clarke County)

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1890 Communities Near Opine ...

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

Aimwell   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the North (N) from Opine
 - Aimwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ararat   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Opine
 - Ararat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Atkeison   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Opine
 - Atkeison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bashi   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Bashi had a post office and no railroad service
 
Campbell   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Opine
 - Campbell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choctaw Corner   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Choctaw Corner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clayhill   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Opine
 - Clayhill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coffeeville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 192 people (with 338 people in 2015)
 - Coffeeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cunningham   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Opine
 - Cunningham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dickinson   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Opine
 - Dickinson had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dixon's Mills   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 127 people
 - Dixon's Mills had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ellison   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ellison was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Opine
 - Ellison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Glover   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Opine
 - Glover had a post office and no railroad service
 
Grove Hill   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 225 people (with 1,494 people in 2015)
 - Grove Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
McEntyre   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Opine
 - McEntyre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Morvin   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Opine
 - Morvin had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moss   (Marengo County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Moss was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Opine
 - Moss had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nanafalia   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 66 people
 - Nanafalia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nicholsville   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Opine
 - Nicholsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Putnam   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Opine
 - Putnam had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rural   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Opine
 - Rural had a post office and railroad service
 
Sweet Water   (Marengo County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 140 people (with 246 people in 2015)
 - Sweet Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tallahatta Springs   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Tallahatta Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Thomasville   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 291 people (with 4,051 people in 2015)
 - Thomasville had a post office and railroad service
 
West Bend   (Clarke County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Opine
 - West Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Womack Hill   (Choctaw County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Opine
 - 1895 population of 410 people
 - Womack Hill 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 Opine, 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 from Opine. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Opine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Opine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9049, Longitude: -87.9339     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Opine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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