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1890 Communities Near Pinchona ...

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

Bay Minette   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the Southwest (SW) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 147 people (with 9,118 people in 2015)
 - Bay Minette had a post office and railroad service
 
Blacksher   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) from Pinchona
 - Blacksher had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bluff Springs (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East (E) from Pinchona
 - Bluff Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
Bromley   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinchona
 - Bromley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Calvert   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinchona
 - Calvert had a post office and railroad service
 
 - carney had a post office and railroad service
 
Chastang   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pinchona
 - Chastang had a post office and railroad service
 
Creola   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) from Pinchona
 - Creola had a post office and railroad service
 
D'Olive   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinchona
 - D'Olive had railroad service and no post office
 
Daphne   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinchona
 - 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinchona
 - Fairford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gateswood   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Pinchona
 - Gateswood had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kushla   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinchona
 - Kushla had a post office and railroad service
 
Latham   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 113 people
 - Latham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Little River   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) from Pinchona
 - Little River had a post office and no railroad service
 
McDavid (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 23 people
 - McDavid had a post office and railroad service
 
Mobile   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pinchona
 - 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 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Pinchona
 - Montrose had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 179 people (with 1,518 people in 2015)
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and railroad service
 
Perdido   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 75 people
 - Perdido had railroad service and no post office
 
Pine Barren (FL)   (Escambia County (FL))       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 303 people
 - Pine Barren had a post office and railroad service
 
Plateau   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 23 miles [37 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinchona
 - Plateau had railroad service and no post office
 
Prichard   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinchona
 - Prichard had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosinton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) from Pinchona
 - Rosinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stockton   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 178 people
 - Stockton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tensaw   (Baldwin County)       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pinchona
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Tensaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
Whistler   (Mobile County)       [Map]  
 - Located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pinchona
 - 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 Pinchona, 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Pinchona. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pinchona) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinchona. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9232, Longitude: -87.7242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pinchona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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