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Parkwood, Alabama
(Mobile County)

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1890 Communities Near Parkwood ...

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

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Bayou La Batre   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 35 people (with 2,621 people in 2015)
 - Bayou La Batre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Parkwood
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parkwood
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Chunchula   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 258 people
 - Chunchula had a post office and railroad service
 
Citronelle   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Parkwood
 - Citronelle had a post office and railroad service
 
Cox   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Parkwood
 - Cox had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Parkwood
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 549 people (with 24,896 people in 2015)
 - Daphne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fernland   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - Fernland had railroad service and no post office
 
Fowl River   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood
 - Fowl River had railroad service and no post office
 
Grand Bay   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Grand Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 31,076 people (with 194,288 people in 2015)
 - Mobile had a post office and railroad service
 
Mon Louis   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood
 - Mon Louis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Montrose   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Parkwood
 - 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 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - Oak Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Parkwood
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Point Clear   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 61 people
 - Point Clear had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 126 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and railroad service
 
Spring Hill   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Spring Hill had a post office and railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Theodore   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) from Parkwood
 - 1895 population of 277 people
 - Theodore had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Parkwood
 - 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 Parkwood, 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 that begins in Parkwood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parkwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7557, Longitude: -88.1597     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parkwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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