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1890 Communities Near Palmetto Beach ...

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

Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the West Northwest (WNW) from Palmetto Beach
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bon Secour   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Bon Secour had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coden   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Palmetto Beach
 - 1895 population of 51 people
 - Coden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the North (N) from Palmetto Beach
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Palmetto Beach
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Gasque   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Gasque had a post office and no railroad service
 
Josephine   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Josephine had a post office and no railroad service
 
Magnolia Springs   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Magnolia Springs had a post office and no railroad service
 
Marlow   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) from Palmetto Beach
 - Marlow had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Palmetto Beach
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) from Palmetto Beach
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Perdido Key (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Palmetto Beach
 - Perdido Key had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Palmetto Beach
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Swift   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Palmetto Beach
 - Swift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Palmetto Beach
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore 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 Palmetto Beach, 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 that begins in Palmetto Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palmetto Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmetto Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2477, Longitude: -87.8397     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palmetto Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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