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Pleasant Ridge, Alabama
(Greene County)

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1890 Communities Near Pleasant Ridge ...

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>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Pleasant Ridge had a population of 237 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

Benevola   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Benevola had a post office and no railroad service
 
Binnsville (MS)   (Kemper County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 125 people
 - Binnsville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Boligee   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 162 people (with 309 people in 2015)
 - Boligee had a post office and railroad service
 
Brazelia (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Brazelia was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Brazelia had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgeville   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 50 people
 - Bridgeville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Clinton   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - Clinton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cooksville (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Cooksville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dillburg   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Dillburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eutaw   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 1,115 people (with 2,766 people in 2015)
 - Eutaw had a post office and railroad service
 
Garden   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 45 people
 - Garden had a post office and no railroad service
 
Harlan (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Harlan was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Harlan had a post office and no railroad service
 
Knoxville   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Knoxville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lewiston   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Lewiston had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mantua   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 53 people
 - Mantua had a post office and no railroad service
 
Memphis   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 120 people (with 28 people in 2015)
 - Memphis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Miller   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Miller had railroad service and no post office
 
Mount Hebron   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 96 people
 - Mount Hebron had a post office and no railroad service
 
Olney   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - Olney had a post office and no railroad service
 
Paulette (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Paulette had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pleasant Grove   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 29 people
 - Pleasant Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Prairie Point (MS)   (Noxubee County (MS))       [Map]  
 - Located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 52 people
 - Prairie Point had a post office and no railroad service
 
Union   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 223 people in 2015)
 - Union had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vienna   (Pickens County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 82 people
 - Vienna had a post office and no railroad service
 
Warsaw   (Sumter County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Pleasant Ridge
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Warsaw had a post office and no railroad service
 
West Greene   (Greene County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Pleasant Ridge
 - West Greene 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 Pleasant Ridge, 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 that starts in Pleasant Ridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Ridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0143, Longitude: -88.0836     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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